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By Tony Johnson, David G. Patrick, Christopher W. Stokes, David G. Wildgoose, Duncan J. Wood

Now on hand in a moment version, Basics of Dental Technology is a whole reference for the present strategies and fabrics utilized in dental technology.

  • Retains the obtainable, task-based technique and step by step suggestions of the 1st edition
  • Features updates all through, in addition to a brand new bankruptcy on electronic dental know-how and an interactive scholar web site to aid self-assessment
  • Explains key knowledge, innovations, tools, and kit, and in addition introduces extra professional innovations and strategies, resembling denture prosthetics, mounted prosthodontics, orthodontic paintings, and maxillofacial technology
  • Provides crucial details for trainee dental technicians and scholars studying approximately dental expertise, together with examine suggestions and methods for operating successfully inside of a dental team

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Whilst the plaster is still soft, close the articulator gently and ensure that the incisal pin is contacting the table. 12. Use a plaster knife to fill any remaining gaps between the articulator and model. The plaster will be neatened on the model trimmer later. 13. Allow to set for at least 10 minutes. 14. Turn the articulator upside down and remove the modelling clay. indd 05/21/2015 Page 25 15 15. Apply the plaster-separating solution; then mix plaster and place on the lower articulating plate.

Alginate, particularly, has low tear strength and must be used in thick sections. indd 05/21/2015 Page 36 Work safety The main risks associated with custom tray construction relate to the handling of the light-curing composite blanks or self-curing acrylic resin. These materials can cause skin irritation and surgical gloves should be worn when handling these materials. Wash hands thoroughly after use. You will need: r A primary model r A prescription card from the r r r r r clinician Bunsen burner Wax carver/knife Tungsten carbide burs Sandpaper and mandrel 2-mm rosehead bur r r r r r r r Modelling wax Plaster-separating solution Light-curing tray material Light-curing box Scissors Yellow soft paraffin BP (Vaseline) Light-curing varnish (optional) Basic procedure 1 2 4 9 1.

34. Repeat step 33 for the opposite side. 35. Check the protrusive excursions to ensure contact between the anterior teeth. 36. The waxwork should be contoured to mimic the natural gingivae. Using a hot wax knife build up wax around the teeth to simulate the natural gingivae. 37. The wax is placed to simulate the canine and other eminences. 39 40 38. The wax around the teeth is carved back to reflect the age of the patient, that is, the older the patient the more the tooth should be revealed. 39.

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