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Simplified procedure for making fixed partial dentures with a functionally generated path

Ihab A Hammad,
Published in Elsevier
Volume: 75
Issue: 3
Pages: 344 - 345

The functionally generated path (FGP) procedure is a sophisticated yet simple method for recording and using a precise pattern for occlusal and border movements1 Several methods for making wax “chew-in” r egistrations have been suggested. 2-7 These methods, following Meyer’s conceptzl 3 of the functionally generated path, have been helpful in establishing an occlusal anatomy that will function harmoniously with opposing teeth. When FGP procedures are carefully followed, minimal occlusal adjustments are required during the chnical try-in stagea However, mounting most FGP records requires specially designed articulators, such as the Twin-Stage Occluder (Hanau-Teledyne, Buffalo, NY), and the Ventriculator Cl. F. Jelenko, Armonk, NY? The most commonly used device is the Twin-Stage Occluder articulator, which permits articulation of one cast (working cast) against two opposing casts. One cast is …

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JournalData powered by TypesetJournal of Prosthetic Dentistry
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