Definition : Dental instruments designed to pack and condense restorative material inside a tooth cavity. These instruments are typically slender, handheld, usually curved devices with a smooth or serrated hammer-like working end; dental condensers are frequently double-ended instruments. Dedicated condensers are available for a variety of restorative materials, such as amalgam, packable resin composites, gold, and endodontic (root canal) fillings.
Entry Terms : "Dental Condensers"
UMDC code : 21094