vinyl polysiloxane


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vinyl polysiloxane

In dentistry, an impression material used to make molded copies of teeth and gums.
Synonym: polyvinylsiloxane
See also: vinyl
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Vinyl polysiloxane impression material because of their excellent attributes has displayed greater acceptability amongst the users and can be handled without much hassle.
Experimental hydrophilic vinyl polysiloxane (VPS) impression materials incorporating a novel surfactant compared with commercial VPS.
KeyWords: Impression materials; elastomers; vinyl polysiloxane; cross-linking agent; surfactant; consistency measurements.
Tensile strength of novel experimental hydrophilic vinyl polysiloxane impression materials compared to control and commercial VPS impression materials.
Key Words: Impression material; elastomers; vinyl polysiloxane; working and setting time.
An evaulation of selected vinyl polysiloxane (VPS) and VPS hybrid elastomeric impression materials.