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A Precise Bite Registration Technique A Precise Bite Registration Technique

Author(s):

Ronald Goldstein, DDS

Date Added:

7/1/2008


Summary:

One of the earliest courses that the author taught, called “6 Steps to Esthetic Restorations,” was a 6-hour presentation that covered diagnosis, preparation, impression, temporization, try-in, and cementation. None of these steps were more important than any other because a successful prosthetic esthetic restoration requires attention to detail in every phase of the procedure. Mistakes or omissions in any one of these steps could lead to esthetic failure. In fact, an error in any one step can have a major effect on the next phase of treatment.This article concerns the third step in the procedure, the all-important “impression phase,” which includes the occlusal registration technique.

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