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HISTORY OF ELASTICS AND ELASTOMERICS 

Elastomer is a general term that encompasses materials that, after substantial deformation, rapidly return to their original dimensions. Natural rubber -the first known elastomer, used by the ancient Incan and Mayan civilizations. It had limited use because of its unfavorable temperature behavior and water absorption properties. With the advent of vulcanization by Charles Goodyear in 1839, uses for natural rubber greatly increased. Early advocates of using natural latex rubber in orthodontics were Baker, Case and Angle. www.indiandentalacademy.com

Elastics in orthodontics / dental implant courses by Indian dental academy  

The Indian Dental Academy is the Leader in continuing dental education , training dentists in all aspects of dentistry and offering a wide r...

Elastics in orthodontics / dental implant courses by Indian dental academy  

The Indian Dental Academy is the Leader in continuing dental education , training dentists in all aspects of dentistry and offering a wide r...

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