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Dawson Quick Tip: Sign of Success for Denture Patients

When we are restoring patients with complete dentures, and they come in with, sometimes, a bag of many sets of dentures that have not been functional, we often wonder why would our set be any different.

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And so a good predictor of denture retention is when you're taking the final impression in a custom tray, and you're using a border molded technique, if your impression has good retention and you have a hard time getting that denture impression out, there's a very good chance - and you can even encourage the patient - that the success of getting their new set of dentures is going to be very high. 

How Female Dentists Can Be Successful

Kimberley Daxon, D.D.S. is a senior faculty member for The Dawson Academy for over 18 years. Dr. Daxon is also an owner and prosthodontist at Daxon Dentistry in St. Petersburg, Florida. She specializes in complex occlusal disorders, complete dentures, team training and implants.