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IP Annals of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry


Modified impression technique for patient with microstomia


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Author Details : Priyanka Thareja*, Reeta Jain, Sumit Chopra

Volume : 4, Issue : 4, Year : 2018

Article Page : 127-129


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Abstract

Routine custom trays are difficult to use to make impressions for patients with microstomia. Several types of split custom trays have been introduced to accommodate these situations. A method of fabricating mandibular and maxillary sectional special trays and impression technique for a patient with small oral opening is described. Sectional maxillary and mandibular custom trays can enhance its stabilization during border molding and final impression making. Thus it helps in fabricating a better fitting complete denture for such patients and also makes the impression procedure easy for patient with limited opening as the tray can easily be inserted in two pieces.

Keywords: Impression, Microstomia, Sectional custom tray.

Doi : 10.18231/2581-480X.2018.0033

How to cite : Thareja P, Jain R, Chopra S , Modified impression technique for patient with microstomia. IP Ann Prosthodont Restor Dent 2018;4(4):127-129

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