altered cast

al·ter·ed cast

(awl'tĕrd kast)
Model of dental structures that are modified before fabrication of the final prosthesis.
Synonym(s): corrected cast.
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It explains removable partial denture components and their functions; KratochvilAEs design philosophy and the basic principles of biomechanics upon which it is based; surveying and determining the most advantageous treatment position; diagnosis, treatment planning, and intraoral preparation; impressions and laboratory instructions; removable partial denture digital design and manufacturing; physiologic adjustment of the casting and altered cast impressions; maxillomandibular records and occlusion for removable partial dentures; treatment removable partial dentures; insertion and maintenance of the dentures; and the clinical appointment sequence.
Border moulding and final impression of the distal extension edentulous space was made with ZnO eugenol impression paste and the master cast was altered (Altered Cast Technique) [Fig 12]
There are different impression techniques for recording the im pression for distal extension denture bases i.e sectional custom impression tray technique, altered cast impres sion technique and Applegate impression technique depending upon the type and number of trays.13
In altered cast impression technique an individual custom tray is fabricated on the metal framework to make a second impression of the edentulous tissues.
In contrast to sectional custom tray impression technique1,32, altered cast impression technique2 and Applegate impression technique3, this twopart impres sion technique is better indicated in acrylic dentures with free end saddles when only few teeth are remain ing.
BEING woken on Monday night by a thunderstorm and torrential rain, it seemed that fields at Goodwood could be struck by a spate of non-runners caused by soft going, but now it is fast ground that threatens to produce an altered cast list.
The recently appointed heads of Electrolux, Royal and Panasonic floor care made first appearances, as did an altered cast for Hoover.
After jaw relationing and tooth try in stages the functional impressions were done and altered casts were achieved.The final prosthesis was inserted within a week time and the patient was explained about the use and maintenance protocols (Figure-2 and 3).