Impressions & Models 4


Model 4

This is a model (also known as a ‘cast’) made from ‘Impression 4’ seen to your right. The arrows point to clearly visible margins all around the tooth. It is imperative that the model of your mouth is as clear as this one. It’s impossible to make accurately fitting crowns if the technician cannot clearly see the margins on the model . Read more in OPEN WIDE – Chapter 5, Let’s find a good dentist – Impressions.

Impression 4

This is a close-up image of a very good impression. The arrows point to sharp and clearly visible margins. It is imperative that all impressions (for Crown & Bridge work) show all the margins clearly. Margins that are smudged or blurred in the impression means you are guaranteed to get substandard quality work – from a substandard quality dentist.