ENGL 1010-Composition 1
3 October 2011 How to make a study cast for dental restoration Any type of dental restoration placed in or on a tooth is a prosthesis, because it replaces a "missing part of the body". In commom usage, a dental prosthesis is a device or restoration that replaces one or more missing teeth, the entire crown of a tooth, or a portion thereof. Some of the significant terms associated with fixed restorative techniques can be best understood by giving a brief description of the procedures required to make a study cast for restoration.
A dentist first "prepares" the tooth or teeth that will be restored. Such teeth are then referred to as preparations. An impression (a negative reproduction of a give n area of theoral cavity) is made by using a suitable impression material. The impression is then filled with artificial stone similar to plaster that will harden to form a cast, which is a positive reproduction of an area of the oral cavity. Impressions and casts may reproduce both hard and soft tissues.
Gather impression, the dentist should have sent over an impression of the patients mouth. Clean excess blood off of the impression and shake to dry as much as possible. Assemble needed materials, look in the cabinets and get a bowl, spatula, debubblizer, diestone, separator, glue, scale, whipmixer, pindex machine, water, model trimmer, and pins and boots. Turn on viberator, the viberator needs to be turned on at this...
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