A Technique for Border Molding Edentulous Impressions Using Vinyl Polysioxane Material

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  • Nancy R. Chaffee DDS, MS,

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    1. Assistant Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill, NC.
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  • Lyndon F. Cooper DDS, PhD,

    1. Associate Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill, NC.
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  • David A. Felton DDS, MS

    1. Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Prosthodontics, University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill, NC.
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Nancy R. Chaffee, DDS, MS, The University of North Carolina, School of Dentistry, CB #7450, 404 Brauer Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7450.

Abstract

A technique for making selective tissue placement final impressions for complete dentures using vinyl polysiloxane and custom trays with peripheral relief is presented. This technique is an alternative to the conventional method of border molding using modeling plastic impression compound.

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