Modified measuring compass as an intraoral paralleling device

Department of Prosthodontics, Government Dental College and Hospital, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.
Indian journal of dental research: official publication of Indian Society for Dental Research 07/2010; 21(3):452-3. DOI: 10.4103/0970-9290.70794
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This article describes a simple technique of useful modification of measuring compass, procured from a school compass box, to make an intraoral paralleling device. This device is useful in examining parallelism of tooth or implant abutment preparations for a common path of placement in fixed dental prostheses. It can be used to examine the parallelism of guiding planes in removable partial denture patients as well.

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