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  • 1) Forms wax bite blocks and impression trays used by DENTIST to take impressions of patients' teeth and adjacent portions of jaw, using molding equipment and handtools: Softens plastic or shellac wafer shaped material, using heated press or gas burner.

  • 2) Spreads and shapes wafer over model of preliminary impression to form tray, using flat-bladed molding tool.

  • 3) Imbeds metal strip in soft material for convenience in handling.

  • 4) Presses soft wax over plaster model of denture to form bite block.

  • 5) Trims excess wax from mold and smooths surface, using knife, spatula, and gas burner.

  • 6) Immerses mold in water to harden wax.

  • 7) Trims and smooths edges and surfaces of trays and bite blocks, using bench lathe equipped with grinding and buffing wheels.

  • 8) Rubs finished piece with cotton to obtain lustrous finish.




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DOT:   712.684-014

Job Number: 816