border molding


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bor·der mold·ing

the shaping of an impression material by the manipulation or action of the tissues adjacent to the borders of an impression.

border molding

In dentistry, the shaping of impression material at the edges by the oral tissues.
See also: molding

bor·der mold·ing

(bōrdĕr mōlding)
Im-pression technique to record the oral muscles in an active state to determine the delimits of a removable denture.
Synonym(s): tissue molding, tissue-trimming.
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Various methods were described for border molding include: (9,10)
After border molding, base plate wax was removed and flanges were reduced 1-2 mm with exception over tuberosities and posterior palatal seal area.
Patients previous dentures were used to perform border molding using low fusing compound and secondary impressions were made using zinc oxide eugenol impression paste(Dental product of India company).