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  • 1) Forms plaster, metal, plastic, or rubber models and molds from dental impressions and wax models of dentures and dental appliances, using casting equipment and handtools: Mixes specified amounts of special plaster and water or other model-making ingredients, by hand or electric mixer-vibrator, to form compound used for models and molds.

  • 2) Pours mixture into impressions to form models for upper and lower dentures.

  • 3) Melts pieces of gold, silver, or other metal, using gas torch, and casts inlays, crowns, and pontics for fixed bridges, using centrifugal casting machine.

  • 4) Packs plastic mixture or composition rubber strips in molds to cast orthodontic appliances, such as tooth positioners, mouthguards, and retainers.

  • 5) Positions models in articulator and verifies occlusions.

  • 6) Packs plaster or other denture-making ingredient around wax model of denture to form model or matrix for casting denture.

  • 7) Places mold in boiling water to melt wax from cast model.

  • 8) Scrapes remaining wax from model, using knife, and washes model in soapy solution to remove dirt and foreign matter.




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Job Number: 8843