Use of orthodonticexpansion screw infabricating sectioncustom trays
J Prosthet Dent 2000;83:474-5.
I N T R O D U C T I O N
In Prosthodontic treatment, the loadedimpression tray is the largest itemrequiring intraoral placement. Duringimpression procedures, wide mouthopening is required for proper trayinsertion and alignment.
Because this is not possible in patientswith restricted opening ability, amodification of the standardimpression procedure is often
The use of an
( 2 guide pins and a screw) without thescrew axis,serves as a guide or
to fabricate a splitcustom tray.
Preparation of a
along the2 pieces of a maxillary tray canenhance its