Download PDF One of the longest-standing issues in dentistry is crowns that do not fit. Making a crown fit perfectly between adjacent teeth is hard work. The problem has been knowing exactly where the contact point is located to make the adjustment.  Guessing or eyeballing to adjust the crown is time consuming and does not guarantee a good, let alone perfect fit. A poorly fitting crown could be problematic for the patient, it’s very uncomfortable. And an unsatisfied patient could be problematic for you. Certain methods have been developed to combat poorly fitting crowns, by means of marking the interproximal surface to determine where to adjust.  For example, fitting a piece of articulation film in between metal forceps (or just holding it with fingers) is a pretty popular way to mark the interproximal surface. Marking floss and contact paint are also tools used to mark the interproximal surface for adjustments. All these methods described are difficult to see when positioning the product, plus they are messy and inaccurate. Again, getting a crown to fit perfectly is hard work. It was out of necessity that a dentist from Boston came up with an idea. His solution presented to Microcopy could very…
Adjusting tight interproximal contacts when seating a restoration such as a crown, bridge, implant, inlay, onlay, or almost any other prosthesis, can be difficult and time consuming. In the past, there was really no good way to mark contacts, leaving dentists to play the guess and check game. Microcopy’s PROXI-CHEKTM offers a new way for dentists to accurately mark contacts for adjustment, ensuring complete marginal seating, maximizing efficiency and leading to more predictable results.   Download this FREE EBOOK to learn how Proxi-Chek improves these three areas: Decrease chair time with a precise adjustment. Aids in proper seating of the crown for tight margins. Reduce the risk of over adjusting the crown.   Download eBook