Chairside Pickup of Hader Attachment Sleeves using Condensation Silicone Putty and Pattern Resin- A Novel and Precise Technique ZH01-ZH02
Dr. B C Muddugangadhar,
Professor, Department of Prosthodontics and Crown and Bridge including Implantology, M R Ambedkar Dental College and Hospital,
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
This article describes an easy, economic and precise method for chairside pickup of Hader bar sleeves using condensation silicone putty and pattern resin. After torquing the titanium bar, proper block out is carried out using condensation silicone putty, followed by precisely creating space in the intaglio of the denture surface for picking up of the sleeves. Finally, pattern resin is used to pick up the attachment sleeves onto the intaglio surface of the denture.