Fabrication of Master Cast for Fixed Prosthodontics: Step by Step Procedural Videos

Publication ID Published Version
9068 January 4, 2012 1


This resource contains a set of instructional videos showing the process of fabricating a master cast for fixed prosthodontics. It is primarily intended for dental students to learn the laboratory components involved in full coverage crown restoration. Twelve short clip videos were produced and packaged together to depict the step-by-step sequence of master cast fabrication. The resource has an interface that allows student to watch the videos in full control. They can pause, forward and playback to watch the segment of the video clip. The interface also provided students the ability to read and scroll the narrative description of procedure while watching each of the video clips.

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Adarve R, Ison L. Fabrication of Master Cast for Fixed Prosthodontics: Step by Step Procedural Videos. MedEdPORTAL Publications; 2012. Available from: https://www.mededportal.org/publication/9068   http://dx.doi.org/10.15766/mep_2374-8265.9068

Contains Information Suitable for Patient Education

Educational Objectives

  1. To describe the steps in fabricating a Master Cast for Fixed Prosthodontics.
  2. To perform the following procedures: box the final impression, pour the final impression, trim the master cast, prepare the removable die, and pour the base of the master cast.
  3. To demonstrate the use of the Pindexing Machine.
  4. To demonstrate die trimming.


  • Master Cast, Full Crown, Pindex, Working Cast, Die Trimming


  • Dental
    • Operative Dentistry
    • Prosthodontics


  • Patient Care

Professional Interest

  • Oral Health

Instructional Methods

  • Independent Learning
  • Tutorial

Academic Focus

  • Clinical Sciences
    • Clinical Skills/Doctoring

Intended Audience

  • Professional School
    • Allied Dental Student
    • Dental Student


  • Video

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