How is affordable artificial gingiva made

How is affordable artificial gingiva made

The construction of Artificial gingiva begins by making an impression of labial surface of the bridge and ridge of the patient. Out of this impression, the dentist will pour a cast or model.

Unsatisfactory esthetics as a result of long pontics of the bridge on top of a resorbed  edentulous ridge.  – www.denturesaffordable.com

Unsatisfactory esthetics as a result of long pontics of the bridge on a very low edentulous ridge. – www.denturesaffordable.com

Master cast. – www.denturesaffordable.com

Master cast. – www.denturesaffordable.com

Wax up of artificial gingiva.– www.denturesaffordable.com

Wax up of artificial gingiva. – www.denturesaffordable.com

Wax gingiva will be made from the said model. Wax is melted and poured onto the labial surface of the model. After it hardens, the wax is carved to mimic the gums of the patient.

Simulation of gingival contour. – www.denturesaffordable.com

Simulation of gingival contour. – www.denturesaffordable.com

After excellent esthetics is attained, the wax artificial gingiva will be prepared for processing.

Investing of the wax pattern.  – www.denturesaffordable.com

Investing of the wax pattern. – www.denturesaffordable.com

Artificial gingiva is usually processed from 8 to 10 hours. Trimming and polishing of the processed gingiva will follow after deflasking.

Heat cure acrylic is mixed with dark shade modifier. – www.denturesaffordable.com

Heat cure acrylic is mixed with dark shade modifier. – www.denturesaffordable.com

Processed artificial gingiva. – www.denturesaffordable.com

Processed artificial gingiva. – www.denturesaffordable.com

Artificial gingiva after trimming and polishing.  - www.denturesaffordable.com

Artificial gingiva after trimming and polishing. – www.denturesaffordable.com

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