face-bow

face-bow

(fās'bō),
A caliperlike device used to record the relationship of the jaws to the temporomandibular joints; the record may then be used to orient a cast or model of the maxilla to the opening and closing axis of the articulator.
Synonym(s): hinge-bow

face-bow

(fās´bo) a device used in dentistry to record the positional relations of the maxillary arch to the temporomandibular joints and to orient dental casts in this same relationship to the opening axis of the articulator.

face-bow

Etymology: L, facies + AS, boga
a device resembling a caliper for measuring the relationship of the maxilla to the temporomandibular joints. The measurement is used in the fabrication of denture casts and major restorative procedures involving natural teeth. See also articulator.

face-bow

(fās'bō)
A caliperlike device used to record the relationship of the jaws to the temporomandibular joints; the record may then be used to orient a cast or model of the maxilla to the opening and closing axis of the articulator.

face-bow

(fās'bō)
Caliperlike device used to record relationship of the jaws to temporomandibular joints; record may then be used to orient a cast or model of maxilla to the opening and closing axis of the articulator.
Synonym(s): hinge-bow.

face-bow,

n a caliper-like device that is used to record the relationship of the maxillae to the temporomandibular joints (or opening axis of the mandible) and to orient the casts in this same relationship to the opening axis of an articulator.
face-bow adjustable axis,
face-bow, kinematic (hinge-bow)
(kinəmat´ik),
n a face-bow attached to the mandible with caliper ends (condyle rods) that can be adjusted to permit the accurate location of the axis of rotation of the mandible.
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A survey was conducted in January 2017 to determine whether dental undergraduate had performed the clinical procedure of recording Face-Bow during full denture construction or not, at the time of their training in prosthetic department.
33% had been given demonstration of face-bow record while 56.
Complete denture can be fabricated with or without face-bow record.
Methods: Complete data record of 18 patients who received removable complete dentures (RCDs) made using a face-bow transfer and 24 patients who received removable complete dentures (RCDs) without using face-bow transfer was recovered from the department of Prosthodontics at Fatima Memorial Hospital College of Medicine and Dentistry (FMH CMandD) Lahore and analyzed.
Impressions with irreversible hydrocolloid were made to obtain diagnostic casts from Type III dental stone and the casts mounted on a semi-adjustable articulator (Hanau Wide Vue) using a face-bow transfer (Fig.
Face-bow transfer (Hanau spring-bow) was done to mount maxillary cast on a semi-adjustable articulator (Hanau Wide[TM] Vue) with the mandibular cast with the help of the bite registration record.
The present study allows us to conclude that one of the most significant differences between the face-bow mounted models and those mounted with occlusal plane parallel to the floor is simply occlusal plane inclination.
Double-blind study for evaluation of complete dentures made by two techniques with and without face-bow.
At the laboratory, the maxillary and mandibular dentures waxed-up, face-bow was preserved for the clinical remount.
The maxillary cast was mounted using face-bow transfer onto a semiadjustable arcon articulator (Whip-mix) and the mandibular cast mounted using the Lucia jig and centric relation record [Fig 3].
The new occlusal relationship that took four weeks of adaptation was transferred via face-bow to semi-adjustable articulator for use as a guide for the construction of the permanent restorations (Fig 8).
Face-bow transfer and a mockup was done on the diagnostic cast using semi-adjustable articulator (Hanau wide-hue) (fig.