Type of articulator
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A dental articulator is a mechanical device designed to reproduce jaws movements. It often reproduces movements of a lower jaw regarding the upper one. The anatomical device has found a wide application in dentistry and is used for:
Any dental lab cannot do without this type of equipment. To make a correct choice and buy the right device, it is important to know about varieties of models, offered by different manufacturers. For example, you will find four types of articulators on the market:
Simple hinged devices allow only hinged-type movements, meaning that any lateral movements are impossible. Therefore, it is not appropriate to use this type of dental equipment that in dentistry. It is used as a visual aid for medical students.
Plane-line articulators are also limited in their movements because the incisal and articular angles values are fixed in them. Though it is possible to change the correlation between incisors, adjustments of lateral movements are not applicable. Therefore, such devices can be useful only for single crown manufacturing. They are also used to manufacture a complete removable prosthesis in case there are no teeth on the jaws.
While choosing the necessary articulator model, it is worth determining the volume and complexity of future procedures in dental laboratory. For example, if you are planning to:
then you have to opt for versatile models. If your dental clinic will focus on other, simpler types of services, it makes sense to buy a semi-adjustable or semi-anatomical articulator model.
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