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The Master Impression in Indirect Restorative Dentistry – Part 1

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In this first in a series, Dr. Robert Lowe discusses the requirements and techniques required for achieving consistently excellent master impressions in indirect restorative dentistry. In this section, Dr. Lowe emphasizes the clinical steps in the critical management of the soft tissue necessary for success in impression taking. This includes respecting the biologic width, provisionalization, retraction, and hemostasis.

Date Added:
5/19/2010

Author(s):

   Robert A. Lowe, DDS Robert A. Lowe, DDS
Dr. Robert A. Lowe received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, magna cum laude, graduating second in his class from Loyola University School of Dentistry in 1982. Fo...
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Questions & Comments
Rashed Ala-Uddin - (5/29/2010 4:05 PM)

Thank you for an excellent reminder in fundamentals and principles.

david fox - (5/22/2010 2:49 PM)

title and content were not entirely consistent. Also in viewing many of the after photos I was troubled by seeing the extensive overbite ( vertical overlap ). When post op photos are shown I always like to comment if something in the clinical po photo. displays a large divergence from that of the normal biologic system. Additionally, with regards to tooth reduction three planes of facial reduction may make more sense than just two planes if both cervical and midfacial planes are addressed simultaneously the potential for greater than necessary reduction may occur.

mohamed amine slamani - (5/22/2010 12:37 AM)

GOOD PRESENTATION, THANK YOU VERY MUCH

David Garber - (1/9/2010 1:17 PM)

Parts 1,2 & 3 are simply a clear explanation of all the relevant aspects in getting that precise impression ; incorporating the biological understanding , preparation form,retraction and materials - - well presented for essential learning

paula finkel - (1/9/2010 6:25 AM)

It was indeed a very well articulated presentation on cervical preparation.

saurabh mehrotra - (11/5/2009 9:58 AM)

awesome

gustavo guardo - (9/6/2009 9:26 PM)

A very detailed explanation of the importance of periodontal parameters and tooth preparation for taking excellent impressions

henry salama - (9/8/2009 1:25 PM)

[quote=John Sanford]Nowhere do I see any discussion of impression taking, yet the title is The Master Impression in Restorative Dentistry. What gives?[/quote]

Hi John,
In Part 1 of this series, I believe that Dr. Lowe is properly highlighting the necessary periodontal and tooth preparation parameters that are the first necessary steps to achieving a "Master Impression". Hemostasis, tissue retraction and a discussion of impression materials etc... will definitely be forthcoming very soon in upcoming sections in this series.
regards,
Henry Salama, DMD

John Sanford - (9/6/2009 7:51 PM)

Nowhere do I see any discussion of impression taking, yet the title is The Master Impression in Restorative Dentistry. What gives?

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