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Tray-Tooth Contact

Visual Appearance: Show-through of tray. Impression tray exposed.

Result: Restoration may have slight distortion at marginal area, or rocks.

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Contact with Impression Tray



Prepared teeth contact the sides or bottom of impression tray.

  • Use proper size tray.
  • Test various tray sizes to ensure proper size.

Tooth contact with the pre-set tray material when using the two-step technique.

  • Carve out tray material properly before applying wash.

Insufficient impression material used.

  • Fill tray adequately.  


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