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6,11,12 The reasons of improper wax elimination during acrylic denture processing includes greater surface roughness of acrylic teeth at RLSA4, low dewaxing temperature4 and ignoring the need of using wax removing solvent following dewaxing.
Numbers of adhesive failures were higher in those samples treated by grinding the ridge lap area, without pre-heat-soaking of the wax or wax elimination at 70C.
Then softened modeling wax (Modeling wax; Dental Products of India, Mumbai, India) with an approximate thickness of 3mm was adopted over the cast and the retentive clasps are added to the waxed up cast which was subsequently polymerized with heat cured acrylic resin ( DPI-Heat cure; Dental Products of India, Mumbai, India) by wax elimination technique.