Blue Orthodontist Impression Tray

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Model Number: NH-04912

Brand: Niche Healthcare


SKU: DK1086581 Category: Tags: ,


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Material: Plastic

Application: Dental Areal

Dental impression trays are essential tools used by dentists to create accurate moulds of patients’ teeth and gums. Here’s how they work and how to take care of them:

  • Function: Dental impression trays hold the impression material (such as alginate or silicone) in place while it sets around the teeth and gums. This process captures the precise shape and arrangement of the oral structures, allowing dentists to create custom-fitted dental restorations, such as crowns, bridges, and dentures.
  • Types: There are different types of dental impression trays, including stock trays, which come in standard sizes and shapes; custom trays, which are custom-made based on a mould of the patient’s mouth; and disposable trays, which are single-use trays made of plastic or foam and discarded after one use.

Cleaning and care:

  • After each use, dental impression trays should be thoroughly cleaned to remove any residual impression material and debris. Rinse them under warm running water to remove loose material.
  • Soak the trays in a disinfectant solution or a mixture of water and dental disinfectant according to the manufacturer’s instructions to kill any remaining bacteria or pathogens.
  • Use a soft-bristled brush to gently scrub the trays, paying attention to any crevices or hard-to-reach areas where material may have accumulated.
  • Rinse the trays again with warm water to remove any disinfectant residue.
  • Allow the trays to air dry completely before storing them in a clean, dry environment. Avoid storing trays in a damp or humid location, as this can promote bacterial growth and mould.
  • Inspect the trays regularly for signs of wear or damage, such as cracks, warping, or discoloration. Replace any damaged trays to ensure accurate impressions and patient comfort.

Proper cleaning and care of dental impression trays are crucial to ensure accurate and reliable impressions, which are essential for successful dental treatments and restorations. Regular maintenance and inspection of trays help to prolong their lifespan and maintain their effectiveness.


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