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Impression Examples

Examples of an impression that may cause an appliance to not fit.

Impression Example 1

  • Not enough impression material

Impression Example 2

  • Not enough impression material

Impression Example 3

  • Not enough impression material
  • Apply balanced pressure when taking the impression

Impression Example 4

  • Tray Adhesive recommended

Impression Example 5

  • Tray too small
  • Not enough material to create a roll into the vestibule

These are the challenges we face on a daily basis..

Example of a good impression.

Impression Example 6

  • Tray size is big enough to capture all teeth without missing molars or distortion from overhang
  • Enough material used to properly capture all teeth
  • All teeth appear correct without distortion, holes, tears, or bubbles