Requirements of a good inlay wax

By Dr. Vishaal Bhat on Wednesday 23 December 2009 with 0 comments





·       Can flow easily when heated, without chipping, flaking, or losing its smoothness
·       Rigid when cool
·       Can be carved precisely without chipping, distorting or smearing
·       Colour must contrast with the stone die (Blue, red, green)

Wax is thermoplastic => distortion!!! ---- How to control?

The wax pattern should be stored on the lubricated die and invested as soon as possible after fabrication.

Category: Dental Materials Notes , Prosthodontics Notes

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