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    Scented plaster models?

    Discussion in 'Misc' started by AnAppleaDay, Nov 3, 2017.

    1. AnAppleaDay

      AnAppleaDay New Member Full Member

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      Hello all,

      We came across scented models from a customer.
      It was sometimes vanilla, chocolate or mint.

      Anyone know whether this is from an actual dental product or do you think they used regular scented oils and such?
       
    2. CoolHandLuke
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      CoolHandLuke Well-Known Member Full Member

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      could be anything from hand lotion of the model handler, to simple flavoured algenate so the patient doesnt gag to death.
       
    3. AnAppleaDay

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      It wasn't a coincidence, as it was on all their models (and you could tell the models were really meticulously poured and trimmed) and the scents would stay the whole time we handled them.

      I would prefer using a product made by a dental supplier, but would consider using something else as well.
       
    4. vurban210
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      Talladium was making a scented stone. I didn't think they still did but not sure. Should check there.

      Personally I would never use the stuff. Found it quite disgusting tbh.
       
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      Contraluz Active Member Full Member

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      Most probably the flavor of the alginate they use. The stone absorbs it.

      M
       
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    7. JMN
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      Got an impression once that smelled like sausage, thankfully the smell didn't transfer.
       
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      i thought thats how impragum normally smells.
       
    9. JMN
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      This was a green non-polyether material. Never did find out what it was, except it broke down really badly in heat.
       
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      Aren't you thinking of keilbasagum?
       
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      If you insist on an appetizing models with scent, just buy yourself a big bottle of vanilla extract from restaurant depot or others and add to stone mixture. You could also color your stone mixture if you want.
       
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    12. JMN
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      Tempra paint used to be the additive of choice for coloration. Anything better?
       
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      We got a sample a couple of years ago that smelled of vanilla.....very nice. Can't remember where it was from though.
       
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      That's it. Really common. Usually GPs 'cause specialists don't care if you don't like the flavor
       

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