Alginate Impressions - Predictable & Accurate

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Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD & Professional Staff

Every practice needs this video!  Inaccurate alginate impressions cause maloccluding crowns, bridges, and removable prostheses; misdiagnosis; and inaccuracies in clinical judgment.  Educate your team on how to make truly accurate impressions every time.  Observe various tray types, alginate impression material brands, proper mixing with and without a vacuum, impression placement, reflection of soft tissues, and proper removal time and techniques.  Be able to critique alginate impressions and recommend changes in technique.  This is a great staff in-service tool!

Table of Contents
  • Importance of Alginate Impressions
  • Common Errors with Alginate Impressions
  • Differences Among Alginates
  • Alternatives for Alginate
  • Cost of an Alginate Impression and Alginate Alternatives
  • Impression Trays
  • Mixing Alginate
  • Psychology and Making Impressions
  • Mandibular & Maxillary Impressions
  • Technique for Making the Impression
  • Washing & Drying the Impression
  • Disinfecting the Impression
  • Storing the Impression Before Pouring
  • Preparation for Pouring
  • Cleaning Reusable Trays
  • Challenges with Alginate Impressions
Video Length: 60 minutes

Item #: V1927

CE Credits: 2

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Gordon J. Christensen - Practical Clinical Courses (Nationally or Locally) Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.  Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.  6/1/18 to 5/31/21.  Provider ID# 208521

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