Ear Impression Terminology

Ear impression material has been developed to provide certain characteristics to enable it to provide as accurate a representation of the concha and/or ear canal as possible. This means that it should flow properly, provide an accurate image of what it comes in contact with, set up properly without distortion, remove without distortion or breakage,…

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The Human Ear Canal – V

Ear Canal Dimensions Measurements of the human ear canal that show dimensional characteristics have been taken primarily from ear impressions. However, unless an impression is made of the entire ear canal, including the tympanic membrane, the length of the canal cannot be determined. A further weakness of ear impressions is that they do not show the…

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