Keywords : Bennett angle
AWARENESS ON THE ADVANTAGES OF USING SEMI ADJUSTABLE ARTICULATOR AMONG UNDERGRADUATE DENTAL STUDENTS
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 1, Pages 2127-2139
A survey was conducted in Saveetha dental college among undergraduate students.This study aims to assist with understanding the procedure of mounting models in a semi adjustable articulator which takes place most often in dental laboratory following on from a facebow recording and intra-occlusal records being made.The bite fork will be carefully removed from any packing and a check will be made that the maxillary model to be mounted into the articulator sits in bite registration material in a stable manner. Most commonly semi-adjustable articulator sits in the condylar guidance angle and Bennett angle that can be adjusted.A cross section survey was initiated in the students of saveetha dental college, Tamil Nadu about the advantages of using semi adjustable articulators. Nearly 100 people responded that the survey data has been collected and plotted as a graph. Data has been collected with the help of SPSS software and data has been analysed.100 people responded to the survey only limited people option has been collected.In our survey we found that the UG students are having moderate knowledge on advantages of using semi adjustable articulators.