Selective-pressure single impression procedure for tooth-mucosa-supported removable partial dentures.

@article{Dumbrigue1998SelectivepressureSI,
  title={Selective-pressure single impression procedure for tooth-mucosa-supported removable partial dentures.},
  author={Herman B Dumbrigue and Jessica Esquivel},
  journal={The Journal of prosthetic dentistry},
  year={1998},
  volume={80 2},
  pages={259-61}
}
This article describes a method of making impressions for tooth-mucosa-supported removable partial dentures using a single impression procedure. Through the use of border-molded custom trays, selectively relieved, and application of pressure on residual ridge areas, the objectives of maximum tissue coverage and selective tissue placement of primary stress-bearing areas are fulfilled. With a single impression procedure, treatment time is reduced and laboratory errors commonly encountered with… CONTINUE READING

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