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  1. Zhermack Tropicalgin Alginate 453g (1 Pack)
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    Zhermack Tropicalgin Alginate 453g (1 Pack)
    Regular Price ₹375 Special Price ₹320
    Easy mixing
    Fast water absorption
  2. Dentsply Zelgan 2002 Alginate 450g
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    Dentsply Zelgan 2002 Alginate 450g
    Regular Price ₹305 Special Price ₹211
    Dust-free alginate impression material
    Complies with ISO 1563 and EN 21563
  3. DPI Algitex

    From ₹140

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    Lead Free
    Excellent Dimensional Stability
  4. Prime Dental Algin Gum
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    Prime Dental Algin Gum
    Special Price ₹232
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    Alginate impression material.
    Dust free
  5. Zhermack Neocolloid Alginate 500g
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    Zhermack Neocolloid Alginate 500g
    Regular Price ₹575 Special Price ₹471
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    Easy mixing
    Fast water absorption
  6. DPI Imprint

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    Satin Textured
    Micro Cellular Alginate Powder
  7. Zhermack Hydrogum Soft Alginate 453g
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    Zhermack Hydrogum Soft Alginate 453g
    Regular Price ₹375 Special Price ₹350
    As low as ₹333
    Fast working and setting times
    Homogenous mass, smooth, compact surfaces
  8. 3M ESPE Alginate Impressioning Material
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    3M ESPE Alginate Impressioning Material
    Regular Price ₹505 Special Price ₹400
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  9. Zhermack Hydrogum 5 Alginate - 453g
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    Zhermack Hydrogum 5 Alginate - 453g
    Regular Price ₹700 Special Price ₹650
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    Dust free
    Extra fast setting
  10. GC Aroma Fine Plus Alginate 500g (0130F077-0010)
    Special Price ₹425
    As low as ₹408
    Advanced, dust free formulation
    Ideal thixotropic property
  11. DPI Chromatex
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    DPI Chromatex
    Regular Price ₹310 Special Price ₹262
    As low as ₹251
    Satin Textured
    Lead Free Excellent Dimensional Stability
  12. Septodont Marieflex Normal

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    Class A alginates
    Naturally hydrophilic
  13. Septodont Plastalgin
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    Septodont Plastalgin
    Regular Price ₹300 Special Price ₹292
    As low as ₹268
    Class A alginates for accurate impressions
    Dust free formula
  14. Prevest Denpro Alfina

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    Enhanced powder-water affinity
    Dust and lead free
  15. Cavex Alginate cream (500g)
    Special Price ₹630
    As low as ₹600
    High strength
    Elastic
  16. Septodont Plastalgin Chromatic
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    Septodont Plastalgin Chromatic
    Regular Price ₹320 Special Price ₹303
    As low as ₹280
    Normal setting Alginate material
    Class A alginate material for accurate impressions
  17. Major Algin Plus Tropical
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    Major Algin Plus Tropical
    Regular Price ₹375 Special Price ₹272
    As low as ₹256
    Excellent stability
    Lead and cadmium free
  18. Prime Dental Prime Chrome Alginate
    Special Price ₹250
    As low as ₹235
    Alginate impression material
    Chromatic, dust free and thixotropic
  19. Cavex Water Dosing Bottle For Alginate
    Special Price ₹995
    High quality
    Convenient
  20. Ultradent PermaFlo Advanced Kit (1273)
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    Ultradent PermaFlo Advanced Kit (1273)
    Regular Price ₹21653 Special Price ₹19819
  21. Dentsply Zelgan Plus Alginate 450gm Pack
    29%
    Dentsply Zelgan Plus Alginate 450gm Pack
    Regular Price ₹350 Special Price ₹249
    As low as ₹228
  22. Septodont Algiflex
    Class A Alginates
    Naturally hydrophilic
    Out of stock
  23. Septodont Neogenate

    From ₹471

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    Naturally hydrophilic
    Fluid consistency
    Out of stock
  24. Dentsply Jeltrate Chromatic Alginate 450g
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    Dentsply Jeltrate Chromatic Alginate 450g
    Regular Price ₹355 Special Price ₹264
    As low as ₹242
    Irreversible hydrocolloid material
    For making dental impressions for models
  25. Cavex Dental Green Clean
    Special Price ₹2000
    As low as ₹1966
    Quick and easy, green powder
    pH- neutral
  26. Cavex Dental Mecalgin Chromatic Alginate 453g
    Special Price ₹250
    Chromatic , Peppermint Flavour
    Dust Free, lead free, cadmium free, pink colour
    Out of stock
  27. Cavex Dental Tulip Alginate 453g
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    Cavex Dental Tulip Alginate 453g
    Regular Price ₹425 Special Price ₹362
    As low as ₹326
    Dust-free dosing and mixing, peppermint Flavour
    Clear reproduction of all the contours of the jaw
  28. Cavex Color Change (500g)
    Special Price ₹685
    As low as ₹665
    High strength
    Elastic
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ALGINATES:

Impression materials are an essential part of the inventory in a dental office. Dentists use various impression materials for different stages of treatment. It also depends on the type of dental treatment. A universally used impression material, to make preliminary impression of the dental arches is the irreversible hydrocolloid, Alginate. Alginate impression materials are widely used in dentistry. The word alginate is derived from term ‘Algin’, coined by a chemist during the end of the 19th century. Alginate is a peculiar extract yielded by certain brown seaweed or algae. Alginates are elastic, irreversible hydrocolloid materials that form an inseparable part of indirect restorations in dentistry. They are simple, cost-effective and with command over the working of the material, the dentist gets the impression right the first time. Alginate has been the staple of most dental offices in the world. Alginate impression materials can be used to make preliminary impressions for provisional crown and bridge restorations, study models and impressions off the opposing dentition. They are also used extensively for making impressions to fabricate orthodontic models, sports mouth guards, bleaching trays and many more. Studies show that alginate can be used as a final impression material for indirect restorations, that have chamfer preparation margins.

 

What are the different types of dental alginate?

Based on the setting time alginate impression materials can be classified as:

  • Type I     - Fast setting
  • Type II    - Normal setting

What are the mixing times for alginate impression materials?

  • Fast set alginates                - 45 seconds
  • Normal set alginates           - 60 seconds

 

Care should be taken to not overmix or undermix the material as it may result in the following undesirable outcomes:

  • Overmixing           - Reduction in final strength and working time
  • Undermixing         - Inadequate wetting, lacking homogeneity and poor detail reproduction

Cast pouring with alginate impressions:

Casts should be poured using vacuum mixed stone and a vibrator. Thick mix of plaster or stone can entrap air bubbles. The tray should be placed with the teeth down. If turned upside down there would be a tendency for the water to rise to the highest points, causing faulty cusp tips on the model. Moreover, inverting the tray might cause the alginate to bend away from the tray if the excess material was not trimmed prior to pouring. The case must be removed immediately after it has reached an adequate set. If not, it might result in a “moth eaten” appearance on the cast

 

What is the composition of dental alginate?

  • Potassium alginate (15%)                  - Thickening agent
  • Calcium sulfate (16%)                        - Reacts with potassium alginate to form the gel
  • Trisodium phosphate (2%)                - Slows down the reaction time for mixing
  • Diatomaceous earth (60%)                - Filler
  • Zinc oxide (4%)                                    - Adds bulk to the material
  • Potassium titanium fluoride (3%)      - Improve setting and surface strength

 

Storage and disinfection of alginate impressions:

Alginate impressions, once set, undergo imbibition and syneresis in a normal clinical environment. This makes the time taken from the set of the material to pouring of the casts very critical. Following removal of the impression from the mouth, the impression should be washed with a water spray. Disinfection of the impression can be done according the practitioner’s choice. The impression must be dried until the shine just disappears. The impression is covered with a damp gauze and stored in a zip-lock cover until pouring of the cast. It is important to note that the elastic recovery of the alginate impression material is slow, and hence cast pouring must be delayed for 10 minutes.

If the disinfection guidelines are not adhered to then distortion can be a problem. Disinfection sprays must be used with caution with alginate impression materials as they might result in the formation of air bubbles. Immersion disinfectants can be used for the recommended period of time, and the quality of the impression may not be impaired.

 

What are the brands selling alginate impression materials online?

Zhermack Tropicalgin, Dentsply Zelgan, 3M ESPE Alginate Impression Material, Septodont Plastalgin, Zhermack Neocolloid, GC Aroma Fine Plus, Cavex CA37, Septodont Algiflex are some of the various alginate impression materials found online at PinkBlue.in

 

Why buy dental alginate impression materials online at PinkBlue.in?

PinkBlue.in is the one stop shop for all your dental supply needs. Having a comprehensive catalogue consisting of over 21000 products, that is ever increasing, you have a variety of materials from various manufacturers and vendors all present in one place. This makes it possible to compare and contrast products before deciding the one to best suit your needs. The best quality alginate impression materials can be found at PinkBlue.in. With various convenient payment options available to suit the need of every dentist, PinkBlue offers quick delivery of products at your doorstep.