Generating a functionally compatible border complete denture extension as an adjustment procedure

Hiroshi Shimizu, DDS, PhD,a Kenneth S. Kurtz, DDS, FACP,b and Yutaka Takahashi, DDS, PhDa

aDivision of Removable Prosthodontics, Department of Oral Rehabilitation, Fukuoka Dental College, Fukuoka, Japan, and bAdvanced Education Program in Prosthodontics, International Program in Prosthodontics, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY, USA

This article describes the chairside and laboratory procedures utilized to create the functionally compatible border region of a complete denture with good retention and that causes no pain using a dynamic impression material and autopolymerizing pour-type denture base resin.
(Asian Pac J Dent 2012; 12: 33-35.)
Key Words: complete denture, dynamic impression material, functionally compatible border region