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The effect of latex gloves on setting time of vinyl polysiloxane putty impression material.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2736169     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Vinyl polysiloxane putty impression material (VPPIM) setting is unreliable when mixed in gloved hands. The exact reason for this remains obscure. This report focuses on the effect of natural and synthetic latex gloves on the setting of VPPIMs. This report indicates that synthetic latex gloves (SLG) have no effect on setting reaction of VPPIMs. However, natural latex gloves (NLG) significantly delay the setting reaction (P less than 0.05). Manufacturers should take note of this and supply SLGs for mixing. Dentists contemplating the use of VPPIMs should take these findings into consideration.
M Rosen; L Z Touyz; P J Becker
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British dental journal     Volume:  166     ISSN:  0007-0610     ISO Abbreviation:  Br Dent J     Publication Date:  1989 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-07-31     Completed Date:  1989-07-31     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7513219     Medline TA:  Br Dent J     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  374-5     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Chemistry, Physical
Dental Impression Materials*
Gloves, Surgical*
Physicochemical Phenomena
Time Factors
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dental Impression Materials; 0/Latex; 0/Polyvinyls; 0/Silicones; 0/Siloxanes; 0/vinyl polysiloxane
Comment In:
Br Dent J. 1989 Jul 22;167(2):51   [PMID:  2610740 ]

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