37: Materials in periodontics

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Materials in periodontics

Figure 37.1 Water solubilities of periodontal dressing materials at room and mouth temperature. (Adapted from: J.A. von Fraunhofer and D.C. Argyropoulos, Properties of periodontal dressings, Dental Materials (1990) 6:51–55.)

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Figure 37.2 Water sorption behavior at 37°C. (Adapted from: J.A. von Fraunhofer and D.C. Argyropoulos, Properties of periodontal dressings, Dental Materials (1990) 6:51–55.)

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Figure 37.3 Adhesion (separating force) of periodontal dressing materials to hard tissue. (Adapted from: J.A. von Fraunhofer and D.C. Argyropoulos, Properties of periodontal dressings, Dental Materials (1990) 6:51–55.)

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Box 37.1 Properties of an ideal periodontal dressing material
Slow setting
Smooth, nonirritant surface
Flexibility
Good adhesion
Bacterial growth inhibition
Dimensional stability
Nonallergenic
Resistant to plaque accumulation
Acceptable taste

Table 37.1 Components of modern periodontal dressing materials

Coe-Pak Base Accelerator
Rosin
Fatty acids
Chlorothymol
Zinc acetate
Alcohol
Cellulose
Zinc oxide
Vegetable oils
Chlorothymol
Magnesium oxide
Silica
Synthetic resin
Coumarin
PerioCare Paste Gel
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