Impressions for complete upper dentures - a practice demo

Posted on 31 March 2017
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Aims and Objectives:

  • Understand the anatomy of the denture bearing area and the recording of the functional sulcus in different (anterior and posterior) areas.
  • How to mould and soften the impression compound prior to the initial impression.
  • Tips on marking the borders on the impression for the special tray.
  • Demonstration of the special tray and the special tray upper impression.
  • How to design the correct special tray using green stick wax for posterior border moulding.
  • How to take the special tray impression in alginate and what areas to mark and inform the lab.