The Remounting Process: Adjustment of Dentures on the Articulator and in Mouth

  • Zeliha Şanıvar
  • Şükrü Can Akmansoy
  • Seda Keban
  • Yasemin K. ÖzkanEmail author


A correct occlusal relationship in complete dentures is an important part of success in the prosthetic treatment of edentulous patients. The remounting procedure of the finished dentures is a constituent part of the prosthetic treatment during the fabrication of complete dentures. During the polymerization of the acrylic resin denture base, up to 6–7% volumetrically shrinkage can be observed. Furthermore, problems such as shrinkage and deformation may occur during the deflasking of the dentures and polishing at high speed. Most dimensional changes can be minimalized with the right polymerization and deflasking procedures. Today, although current denture base resins are not exactly perfect materials, they are used routinely, and their dimensional change rates are clinically acceptable. This chapter reviews remounting procedures for dentures, which can be divided into four phases: two are in the laboratory, and the other two are clinical phases.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zeliha Şanıvar
    • 1
  • Şükrü Can Akmansoy
    • 1
  • Seda Keban
    • 1
  • Yasemin K. Özkan
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Faculty of Dentistry, Department of ProsthodonticsMarmara UniversityIstanbulTurkey

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