arcon articulator

ar·con ar·tic·u·la·tor

1. an articulator with the equivalent condylar guides fixed to the upper member and the hinge axis to the lower member;
2. an instrument that maintains a constant relationship between the occlusal plane and the arcon guides at any position of the upper member, thereby making possible more accurate reproductions of mandibular movements.

ar·con ar·tic·u·la·tor

(ahrkon ahr-tikyū-lā-tŏr)
1. Articulator with the equivalent condylar guides fixed to the upper member and the hinge axis to the lower member.
2. Instrument that maintains a constant relationship between the occlusal plane and the arcon guides at any position of the upper member, thereby making possible more accurate reproductions of mandibular movements.
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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].
Before the lateral interocclusal registration is fabricated the patient's casts are mounted on an arcon articulator using the appropriate facebow and centric relation record.
When a non arcon articulator is anticipated a protrusive interocclusal record is indicated.