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baseplate

(ˈbeɪsˌpleɪt)
n
a flat supporting plate or frame at the base of a column, designed to distribute the column's weight over a greater area and provide increased stability
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Lip prosthesis: Facial impressions are done with irrevessible hydrocolloid (Alginate - Algitex, DPI) to record the defect (the bilateral cleft), with the denture placed in the maxillary arch (Fig 11), and another impression was made by waxing up the defect using a hard baseplate wax.
Finger-like extensions were made all around the periphery of cast metal insert and this was then adapted over the first single thickness of baseplate wax (adapted on the master cast).
At the laboratory, master models of both arches were prepared and occlusal wax rims were prepared using extra hard modeling wax (TruwaxA Baseplate Wax, Dentsply Caulk, Milford, DE).