Corrective Primary Impression Technique

Aquaviva Fernandes1, *, Neha Dua1, Manisha Herekar2
1 Department of Prosthodontics,KLE VK Institute of Dental Sciences, Nehru Nagar, Belgaum – 590010, Karnataka (India)
2 Maratha Mandal Dental College, Belgaum, Consultant, Dental Specialty Clinic & Implant Center, Tilakwadi, Belgaum – 590006, Karnataka (India)

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The article describes a simple, quick and corrective technique for making the preliminary impression. It records the extensions better as compared to the impressions made using only impression compound. This technique is accurate and gives properly extended custom tray. Any deficiencies seen in the compound primary impression are corrected using this technique hence, this technique is called as a “corrective primary impression technique”.