Dental Waxes

May 20th, 2015
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|In clinics |In laboratories | |Bite registration : to know the occlusal relationship between upper|Boxing techniques : when we want to make a base | |and lower teeth | | |we can use a wax sheet to set the teeth in complete denture we use |Baseplate for complete and partial dentures | |wax sheet we make adaptation of it on the cast Alterations and | | |adaptation for impression trays if the tray is too short

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Dental WaxesWe will talk about dental waxes; u can use dental wax in the lab or in the clinic for different purposes:|In clinics |In laboratories | |Bite registration : to know the occlusal relationship between upper|Boxing techniques : when we want to make a base | |and lower teeth | | |we can use a wax sheet to set the teeth in complete denture we use |Baseplate for complete and partial dentures | |wax sheet we make adaptation of it on the cast Alterations and | | |adaptation for impression trays if the tray is too short ( not | | |reach all the teeth we can add wax to register all the area ) | | |so u alter the size and use the wax for this purpose | | |Direct waxing for cast restorations |Hold components before articulation | | ____________ |Indirect pattern for casting |Composition Natural waxes produced from: Plants Minerals: paraffin wax Animals: beeswax Synthetic waxes Additional components: gums, oils, resins, fats just to change the properties .properties1) melting range :Because waxes composed of different component they dont have a melting temperature , they have a melting range so if u want to use the wax u have to know what is the melting range of it so u can manipulate correctly for example ( if u want to register the occlusal relationship between upper and lower teeth if the wax u use melt below 37 ( body temperature) then it will be soft if u put it in the patient mouth so the registratio

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