This infographic showcases brown seaweeds to make alginate. Also, presents the percentage of seaweed harvested annually.

Alginate impression material has remained the best material employed by dentists in making patients’ teeth dental molds for many years. The main reason behind their choice of alginate impression material is its skin-safe nature and as a hypoallergenic substance, it is suitable for youngsters. This fantastic material is used in making limb impressions as well as other body parts for prosthetics.

Alginates from different species of brown seaweed often have variations in their chemical structure, resulting in different physical properties.



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