Use of thermochromic pigment in maxillofacial silicone elastomer.

@article{Kantola2013UseOT,
  title={Use of thermochromic pigment in maxillofacial silicone elastomer.},
  author={Rosita M Kantola and Hemmo Kurunm{\"a}ki and Pekka Kalevi Vallittu and Lippo Veli Juhana Lassila},
  journal={The Journal of prosthetic dentistry},
  year={2013},
  volume={110 4},
  pages={320-5}
}
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM Silicone elastomers are used to fabricate external maxillofacial prostheses and are colored to match the adjacent facial skin. In cold winter weather, in certain individuals, the color of the skin changes toward red, which leads to a color difference between the prostheses and the surrounding tissue. PURPOSE The purpose of this study… CONTINUE READING