Video/animation icon  Restoring a tooth (Gold Crown) - Part 1

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Description: This video shows the first stage of the production of a cast gold crown for a damaged tooth. The crown is made on the model (See Videos 2 and 3) using wax, which will be replaced by molten gold in the lost wax casting process. The technique of making the wax template and adjusting it to fit the model accurately is shown.
Keywords: gold • lost wax • casting
Categories: Materials > Metals & alloys > Other metals & alloys > Precious metals
Applications > Biomedical
Created by: Dr Duncan Wood, School of Clinical Dentistry, The University of Sheffield
Dr Christopher Stokes, School of Clinical Dentistry, The University of Sheffield
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Date created: 11 November 2009
Date added: 23 November 2009
Resource ID: 2293