Document Type : Research Article


1 Saveetha Dental College,Saveetha Institute of Management and Technical Sciences ,Saveetha University, Chennai -77

2 Senior lecturer,Department of Prosthodontics,Saveetha Dental College.,Saveetha Institute of Management and Technical Sciences,Saveetha University, Chennai-77

3 Senior Lecturer,Department of Prosthodontics,Saveetha Dental College,Saveetha Institute of Management and Technical sciences,Saveetha University, Chennai -77


Purpose: The aim of this study was to retrospectively evaluate the type of impression technique used in complete denture fabrication among dental students.
Materials And Method: A total of 510 data entries were taken, duplicate and missing entries were omitted. So a total of 484 entries were evaluated. The data was collected from patient records in Saveetha Dental College, over a period of one year.  The evaluation was based on the technique used in primary impression by the dental students for complete denture fabrication.
Statistical Analysis:The results of the study were subjected to statistical analysis. Data analysis was done using SPSS software version 23.0. Frequency evaluation and Chi-square test was done to evaluate the most frequently used technique used to fabricate complete denture.
Results: It was found that about 47.2% was using mucocompressive technique, 37.5% was using mucostatic impression technique and 15.3% was using selective pressure technique.
Conclusion:The present study concluded that most of the dental students have preferred to use mucocompressive technique for denture fabrication.


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