Denture duplication is a very common process in implant prosthetics. It can serve the treating team as either:
- a customized impression tray
- a radiographic template
- a surgical template
This visual essay will walk the reader through the basic steps of denture duplication.
A step-by-step technique of the duplication of an existing denture has been shown. This is a straightforward process that enables the restorative dentist to have a quick device that may serve as either a customized tray or a new denture fabrication, a radiographic template or a surgical template that may provide the surgeon with bone reduction parameters and ideal implant placement parameters.
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Ricardo Mitrani, D.D.S., M.S.D., Spear Faculty and Contributing Author