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1
Q

What is a tissue conditioner ?

A

Temporarily applied to permit a more equal distribution of load and assumption of more normal mucosal position

2
Q

What is a functional impression material ?

A

It is applied to ft surface to allow a more definitive impression to be taken under functional conditions

3
Q

What is a permanent resident lining material(soft lining) ?

A

It is applied as a shock absorber to avoid pain from movement of the denture upon nerves or of obturator/facial prothesis against bearing structures.

4
Q

Which nerve can the denture commonly stimulate when moving?

A

The mental nerve