Elastomeric impression material foreign body in the maxilla with bone perforation: A case report

Hamed Mortazavi, Jamileh Bigom Taheri, Somayeh Alirezaei, Saranaz Azari-Marhabi, Soodeh Sarikhani


Elastomeric impression materials are rarely, found in the maxilla as a foreign body followed by dental procedure. This paper reports the management of an iatrogenic compaction due to the accidental placement of an elastomeric impression material in an unhealed socket during impression taking procedure.


Foreign body; Impression material; Maxilla; Perforation


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