Border molding | definition of border molding by Medical dictionary
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the shaping of an impression material by the manipulation or action of the tissues adjacent to the borders of an impression.
In dentistry, the shaping of impression material at the edges by the oral tissues.
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
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A technique for border molding
edentulous impressions using vinyl polyvinylsiloxane material.
Many authors advocated manipulation in border molding
by moving the peripheral musculature in the direction of its fibres.