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Additions and Repairs

Lecture for 2nd year dental students providing an early survival guide for removable prosthodontic problems on clinic

Damien Walmsley

on 22 June 2016

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Transcript of Additions and Repairs

To provide a survival guide for those Prosthetic emergencies that will occur on Clinic
Learning Objectives
What to do when a patient
Has a loose denture
Needs a tooth out and either has or does not have a denture
Breaks a denture
Additions and Repairs
Prof Damien Walmsley
Tissue conditioners

trade name = viscogel
short term, soft linings
Cold-cure acrylics
Cold-cure acrylics
Total (butyl methacrylate)
temporary linings
correction of underextensions
Clinical technique (1) for additions to denture
Alginate impression with denture in situ
Opposing impression for occlusion
Complete laboratory cards
Clinical technique (2)
Date for insertion
(usually 1 week minimum)
Arrangements for follow up and maintenance
Referral to oral surgery for extractions if indicated
Learning Objectives

What to do when a patient
Needs a tooth out and
either has or does not have a denture
Acrylic dentures
Limitations with metal dentures
use 4-meta acrylic
Learning Objectives

What to do when a patient breaks a denture
Find out that Prosthetics is a cool teaching unit
Let’s think about the world and summer!
Lecture will help you in the Clinical Skills Laboratory but it will also be a springboard to your clinical workand to help you there is always…….
Light Cured Acrylic

Triad light curing oven
Advantage to mould in mouth
then process in oven
Short term repairs
Temporary Fixation
Sticky wax
Cold-cure acrylic
Locating impression
Direct chairside repair
Denture Fractures
History of fracture
Relevance to treatment plan
If this cannot be done then an impression is required to locate / position denture inside the mouth
Useful materials

Tissue Conditioners
Cold-cure acrylics
Light cured acrylic

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