Mucostatic technique helps in recording all the basal tissues in a non-compressed state. To record the impression by mucostatic technique, Zinc-Oxide Eugenol, Impression Plaster or Fluid Wax is used. To record the tissue details by fluid wax technique, firstly, the final impression has to be taken by conventional materials like Zinc Oxide Eugenol or impression […]
Peri-implantitis is a condition of inflammation of tissues around the implant. If it is not treated, it will lead to implant failure. The most important criterion for osseointegration of implant is primary stability. Micro movement of approximately 20 micron are known to prevent osseointegration of implant and may lead to fibrous union.
Osseointegration A direct structural and functional connection between ordered, living bone and the surface of a load-carrying implant 1. Endosseous dental implant A device inserted into the jaw bone (endosseous) to support a dental prosthesis. It is the ‘tooth root’ analogue and is often referred to as a ‘fixture’ 2. Implant abutment The component which […]
Tongue size: House classification Class I: Tongue have normal size, development and function. There are sufficient teeth present to maintain the normal form of the tongue. Class II: Teeth had been absent for a very long time period and caused change in the form and function of the tongue. Class III: Excessively large tongue. […]
The soft palate can be classified in to 3 classes. They are Class 1 Class 2 Class 3 Class 1 soft palate: This kind of soft palate is horizontal and shows small muscular movement. This type of palate is most favourable palate from prosthodontic point of view as it permits more tissue coverage for the posterior […]
Gothic arch tracing is an extra oral technique of recording centric relation while making complete dentures. The lateral mandibular movements should be made until the apex is sharp to indicate the true retruded position of mandible.It belongs to the static method of recording the centric relation.