Home Subscription Services
 
   

 
Quintessence International
QI Home Page
About the Editor
Editorial Board
Accepted Manuscripts
Submit
Author Guidelines
Submission Form
Reprints / Articles
Permissions
Advertising
MEDLINE Search
 
 
 
 
 
FacebookTwitter
Quintessence Publishing: Journals: QI
Quintessence International

Edited by Eli Eliav

ISSN 0033-6572 (print) • ISSN 1936-7163 (online)

Publication:
August 1998
Volume 29 , Issue 8

Back
Share Abstract:

Fabrication of a custom-made impression tray for making preliminary impressions of edentulous mandibles

Sofou/Diakoyianni-Mordohai/Pissiotis/Emmanuel

Pages: 513-516
PMID: 9807132

Severe mandibular alveolar ridge resorption is usually observed in patients with long-term edentulism and/or ill-fitting dentures. In some of these patients, the genial tubercles project into the floor of the mouth as a high point in the anterior area of the mandibular residual ridge. The lingual flanges of mandibular stock imperssion trays usually impinge on the most prominent areas of the resorbed mandibular edentulous ridge (ie, internal oblique lines and genial tubercles). It is suggested that a preliminary custom tray be made in such cases to pour an initi al impression so that individual custom trays can be fabricated. An efficient method for constructing such a custom impression tray from readily available materials is described.

Full Text PDF File | Order Article

 

Get Adobe Reader
Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view PDF files. This is a free program available from the Adobe web site.
Follow the download directions on the Adobe web site to get your copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  © 2014 Quintessence Publishing Co Inc
 

Home | Subscription Services | Books | Journals | Multimedia | Events | Blog
Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | About Us | Contact Us | Advertising | Help | Sitemap | Catalog