Identification and most common problems in dental impressions

Nacevski, Jane and Cekova, Olivera and Zlatanovska, Katerina and Kocovski, Darko (2018) Identification and most common problems in dental impressions. In: First International Students Congress in Dental Medicine - 2018, 28-29 March 2018, Stip, Macedonia.

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Introduction: Dental impression is one of the most important steps in manufacture of fixed prosthetics.Clinicians must carefully identify and correct the potential complications that could affect the final restoration fabricated from the impressions.
Aim: The aim of this study is to emphasize the most common difficulties, which factors may cause errors and to present methods to correct and avoid such complications.
Material and Methods: To achieve this research we used the appropriate literature and guides which explaining the problems with dental impressions.
Results: The most common problems with dental impressions found in the literature were: inadequate margin details, internal bubbles, drags and pulls, marginal tears, tray selection, separation from the tray, tray distortion, inadequate syringe material, dual arch trays, surface contamination, inadequate impression material mixing, cast discrepancies and others. There is a solution for every problem that affects the dental impression.Ten Golden Rules are known for perfect impressions: to choose appropriate tray/wash material, to ensure adequate retraction, thoroughly to apply tray adhesive, assure a uniform and homogeneous mix, using gloves, to keep the tip immersed, slowly insert the loaded tray, when removing the tray, check preparation margins and to disinfect the impression properly.
Conclusion: This article addressed the problems and solutions for correction on the most prevalent impression defects experienced in clinical practice. By taking the necessary precautions to avoid damaged impressions, clinicians can give their patients a better dental work.

dental impressions, errors, solutions.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Clinical medicine
Medical and Health Sciences > Health sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Katerina Zlatanovska
Date Deposited: 02 May 2018 11:02
Last Modified: 02 May 2018 11:02

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