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International Journal of Oral Health Dentistry

Anatomization of various impression techniques in fixed partial prosthodontics

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Author Details: Varun Kumar*,Jyotsna Seth,Megha Sagar,Vibhuti Aeran

Volume : 4

Issue : 4

Online ISSN : 2395-499X

Print ISSN : 2395-4914

Article First Page : 208

Article End Page : 213


A good quality impression is only obtained when we have a thorough knowledge of materials, their properties and techniques for their best manipulation. In order to do so spacers are advocated for optimal thickness of impression materials in the custom tray to get the most accurate impression. There are vast number of impression techniques available in the field of Fixed Prosthodontics. Every technique has its own advantages and disadvantages, but still no impression technique is perfect with all the qualities inherent in it. The present review article discusses various impression techniques and their use in Fixed Prosthodontics.

Keywords: Spacers, Impression techniques.

Doi :-https://doi.org/10.18231/2395-499X.2018.0048