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    Polishing Vertex Thermosense dentures

    Discussion in 'Denturist' started by amer84, Jun 22, 2015.

    1. amer84
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      I have a problem with the thrmoplastic material of vertex
      we get new system Thermosens and do as in training video
      we using sand paper ,silicon polisher and pumice
      but it still show the coarse surface with poor shiningDontknow
      any body have useful way to do it so well
       
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      Have you tried scotchbrite? I use it on my thermoplastics. Cant say I have experience with thermosens. Pumice substitute may help too.
       
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      you mean this >>
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      [​IMG]
      they are coarse minis for a HP or use on lathe slow speed, there is also medium and fine. those may help. Again I do not have experience with the material I just have had a good experience with my thermoplastics with these and now use them to prepolish my dentures.
       
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      I use sandpaper 120... Then a grey silicon polisher... Pumice medium and pink universal siladent... Shinning like acrylic at 90%
       
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      Is that a Nesbit partial? I would be nervous about swallowing it.
       
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      Yes nesbit... I agree with you, but this was the order case!!!
       
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      I hear you advise against, but do what the Rx says.
       
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      Is the retention with the full acrylic partial better than cast metal frame?
       
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      All the materials have negative and positive points so it depends the case, to choose the correct prostheses. (rx ????)
       
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      Rx means prescription
       
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      If i have better or same result like rx, and save time and money then i prefer this way
       
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      Sounds painful. I've done a couple of thermosens, a lot of FRS, and modified the odd Valplast. Thermosens and FRS are easier to work with FYI.

      Get the right burr firstly. [​IMG]. Then use silicon burrs, rough then the smooth to remove burr marks. Then I use resilience and mop to finish, but brush also good. A high polish is unrealistic, but a nice shine can be achieved with brasso (cream to polish brass) but I'm sure there are other options

      Timeframe to finish is similar to acrylic, a little longer, but not much.


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      How to make brasso at home, take a 2 gallon bucket, dump one gallon of vinegar one bottle of dawn dish soap, one bottle of baby oil stir until combined then quickly pour in one entire box of baking soda...
       
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      What size of dish soap and baby oil?
       
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