impression material

impression material
any material used for making dental impressions and impressions of oral structures for restorations, prostheses, and dentures; materials include elastomeric materials, dental plasters, metallic oxide pastes, impression compounds, reversible and irreversible hydrocolloids, silicone base materials, polyethers, polysulfide rubber, and duplicating compounds.

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