Construction of a custom-shaded interim denture using visible-light-cured resin

C. Brent Haeberle, Zafrulla Khan

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Abstract

A patient treatment is presented to demonstrate a technique using visible-light-cured (VLC) resin to create a characterized denture base for an interim denture. This indication for characterization is routinely seen with African-Americans with dark-pigmented gingiva. Using a combination of blue VLC tray resin and pink VLC denture base resin, the mixture achieves a darker-colored denture base. This technique was used for the fabrication of an interim denture for a patient who required an immediate interim denture. The prosthesis was worn during the healing phase and allowed the patient to function while the definitive prosthesis was being fabricated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)153-156
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Prosthodontics
Volume6
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1997
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Characterized denture base
  • Interim denture
  • Light-cured resin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)

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