Experimental study on the use of spacer foils in two-step putty and wash impression procedures using silicone impression materials.

STATEMENT OF PROBLEM The 2-step putty and wash impression technique is commonly used in fixed prosthodontics. However, cutting sluiceways to allow the light-body material to drain is time-consuming. A solution might be the use of a spacer foil. PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of spacer foil on the margin reproduction and… CONTINUE READING