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Comparative Evaluation of Antimicrobial Activity of Irreversible Hydrocolloid Impression Material Incorporated with Magnesium Oxide and Silver Nanoparticles

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Dr. Anandkumar G Patil1, Dr Sayali Hogepatil2, Dr. Swapnil Shankargouda3, Dr Prashant Karni4
» doi: 10.48047/ecb/2023.12.12.122


Context:: Irreversible hydrocolloids are disinfected either by spray or immersion method. These two procedures clean impression only on the surface. Dental impressions interact with the patient's salivation, blood, and bacterial plaque, which are contaminated with pathogenic microbes. Silver has a long history of use as a broad-spectrum antimicrobial agent.

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