Steps in fabrication of complete denture

Complete denture is defined as “A dental prosthesis which replaces the entire dentition(teeth) and associated structures of maxilla and mandible

Complete denture is of Two types

  • Removable complete denture
  • Fixed complete denture

It has Three surfaces

  • Impression surface
  • Polished surface
  • Occlusal surface

It has Four parts

  • Denture base
  • Denture flange
  • Denture border
  • Denture teeth

33 STEPS of Denture fabrication :

  1. Diagnosis
  2. Treatment planning
  3. Diagnostic impression
  4. Diagnostic cast
  5. Mouth preparation
  6. Selection of tray
  7. Primary impression
  8. Primary cast
  9. Adaptation of spacer wax
  10. Special/Individual/customized tray
  11. Border moulding
  12. Final impression
  13. Beading and boxing
  14. Master cast
  15. Temporary denture base
  16. Preparation of occlusal rims
  17. Jaw relations
  18. Transfering jaw relations on to the articulator
  19. Articulation
  20. Selection of teeth
  21. Teeth setting
  22. Trial in the patient
  23. Flasking
  24. Flashing
  25. Dewaxing
  26. Packing of material (Dough stage)
  27. Bench curing
  28. Opening of flask
  29. Trimming
  30. Finishing
  31. Polishing
  32. Insertion in patient
  33. Recall appointments
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