Clinical guide to border moulding and secondary impression in complete dentures

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Author Details : Ashok K*, Suneetha Rao, M U Swetha, Prerana Eshwar, Jyothi S , Anju Anil

Volume : 7, Issue : 4, Year : 2021

Article Page : 231-237

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One of the major reason for a successful denture treatment is a good impression and the cast made out of it. It’s a well known fact, that the denture can only be as good as the impressions made. Therefore, attention to every detail and depth of the impressions plays a pivotal role for a successful clinical result, for which border moulding is an essential procedure for the same. Impressions convey operator’s extent of knowledge, understanding and the clinical results that can follow. A combination of a sound knowledge, along with acquired skill, experience, and patience can result in a successful and aesthetic prosthesis with adequate retention, stability and support with minimal post placement corrections. This article gives an insight into the necessary requisites to be followed during border moulding and secondary impression in making of a successful complete dentures.

Keywords: Custom trays, Border moulding, Secondary impression, Retention.

How to cite : Ashok K, Rao S, Swetha M U, Eshwar P, Jyothi S, Anil A, Clinical guide to border moulding and secondary impression in complete dentures. Int J Oral Health Dent 2021;7(4):231-237

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Received : 06-09-2021

Accepted : 05-10-2021

Available online : 28-12-2021

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