7 indications to use tissue conditioners

By Dr.Swathi Pai on Thursday 15 January 2009 with 0 comments



1. Senile or atrophic tissues, resorbed or thin, sensitive or painful mucosa

2. Pressure sensitive areas over nerve foramina, rugae or bony projections

3. Chronic bruxism or clenching

4. Xerostomia

5. To engage bony undercuts or tissue pockets to enhance retention or stability of

the prosthesis.

6. Temporary coverage of a recent surgical site

7. Functional impression materials

Category: Prosthodontics Notes

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