baseplate wax


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base·plate wax

a hard pink wax used in dentistry for making occlusion rims.

baseplate wax

a dental wax containing about 75% paraffin or ceresin with additions of beeswax and other waxes and resins; used chiefly to establish the initial arch form in making trial plates for the arrangement of artificial denture teeth, and for the construction of complete dentures.

base·plate wax

(bāsplāt waks)
Hard pink substance used to make occlusion rims.

base·plate wax

(bāsplāt waks)
Durable (usually pink) substance used to fabricate occlusion rims for dental construction into which denture teeth are arranged before laboratory processing of the denture.