Impression removal tool

Case Study 7

Impression removal nozzle

The same dentist, impressed with the tape, asked that I develop for him a nozzle of exceptionally fine bore to assist in the removal of teeth impressions without causing the distortion that removal by hand usually causes.

It was ascertained that the product would have to be injection moulded to keep costs low and as to maintain the volume potentially required for such a large market. I approached and worked very carefully with an injection moulding company to prototype and produce the final product. The video of it working in practice can be seen below