TCS Technical learning library

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Avoiding Air Bubbles

Six ways to avoid air bubbles.

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Choosing the Correct Type of Cartridge for Your Injection Machine

This video illustrates how to select the correct cartridge for your injection machine.

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Create A Waxing Tool

To create a very smooth and natural contour, shape the eraser of a pencil into a wedge. Use the wedge in between teeth or nooks and crannies to achieve a natural festoon.

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Design – Case 1

Very difficult case with major blockout needed and challenging path of insertion.
The forward-angled remaining teeth will make fitting the model challenging. Be patient when fitting and the model.

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Design – Case 2

Video demonstrates the recommended design for this free end saddle.
Challenges arise with the angulation of the first molar.

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Design – Case 3

An excellent example of when to prescribe Karadent™ by tcs®.

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Design – Case 4

Design for a case with long free end saddles.
The angulation of the teeth present a challenge with path of insertion.

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Design – Case 5

A good example of when a conservative blockout can give you more freedom in the fitting/finishing stage.

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Design – Case 6

A story of a patient who was wearing an acrylic wire partial denture and switched to a TCS appliance.
A story of a Happy Patient.

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Diatorics

Use TCS Twist Drills for diatorics.
Diatoric holes must be made in a “T” shape that connect in the middle.

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Finishing Part 1

Use the Econo Cutter to remove sprues. The Rubberized Abrasive Wheel to trim edges.

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Finishing Part 2

Use a TCS Pink Grinding Wheel to detail the partial.

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Finishing Part 3

Use a mini Pink Grinding Wheel to detail the TCS appliance.

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Finishing Part 4

Use a Pink Zirconia Bur or a Carbide Bur to gradually fit the partial for accurate retention.
Clasp adjustment tips included.

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Finishing Part 5

Use a Brown Rubber Wheel to rubberize the entire TCS partial. This is a crucial step for achieving a high shine in the polishing stage.
Use a TCS Mini Fuzz Buff to further smoothen the partial for an enhanced polish.

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Fixing Air Bubbles

This video illustrates a simple way to get rid of air bubbles that often occur when fabricating flexible partials.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Karadent™

Frequently asked questions about Karadent™.

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How To Care For TCS Appliances

Short video on how to care for TCS appliances using the TCS Concentrated Dental Appliance Cleaner.

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Investing with Putty 95

Invest with Putty 95 for clean injections and to save time during the finishing stage!

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Karadent Double Injection

How to double inject with Karadent for clear frameworks and pink gingiva.

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Karadent™ with Acrylic

An overview on how to fabricate a Karadent™ clear framework with acrylic saddles.

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Lingual Wax Application

Cutting an opening on the palate wax pattern allows the wax to bend for easier application.

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Palate Wax Application

Use the thinner part of the lingual wax bar against the teeth.

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Pumice with Turbo Buff

The TCS Turbo cuts pumicing time in half and lasts 5 times longer than Rag Buffs. Turbo Buffs are used only for pumicing.

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Spruing 101

How to sprue correctly for clean and accurate injections.

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Step By Step Guides

Catalog Finishing and Polishing ebook Times and Temperatures Fabricating TCS Flexible Partials Injecting with FRS EZ Flow Rebase Repair Suction Cup

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Understanding Design 1

Following the Kennedy method, we will evaluate a case to determine the type of partial denture, design, and functionality that best suits the case. 

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Understanding Design 2

Following the Kennedy method, we will evaluate a case to determine the type of partial denture, design, and functionality that best suits the case. 

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Understanding Design 3

Following the Kennedy method, we will evaluate a case to determine the type of partial denture, design, and functionality that best suits the case. 

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