Pouring and Trimming Casts

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

Do you know a more frustrating procedure in the office?  Although many dental assistants and dental hygienists have had some education about this topic, it is difficult to achieve and maintain fabrication of quality casts in any practice.  Gordon shows how to make this important procedure easy and predictable.  Included are plasters and stones, proper mixing and pouring, and trimming for diagnostic casts, working casts, and removable denture casts.  This presentation will upgrade almost any practice. Excellent for staff education!

This title is available in streaming format only.

Table of Contents
  • Reasons for Cast Accuracy
  • Types of Casts
  • Types of Stones & Plasters
  • Preserving Accuracy in Alginate Impressions
  • Surfactants
  • Water-Powder Ratio & Proper Mixing
  • Pouring Casts
  • Stone Setting Time
  • Trimming Casts
  • Finishing Casts
  • Evaluating Final Casts

Item #: C502A

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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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