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.
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border molding

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