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Article: Volume 45 Number 8 Page 783 - September 2018

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  Dent Update 2018; 45: 783-785

Technique Tips:  The Modified Manchester Bite Block

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Abstract: The Manchester bite block is a modified lower occlusal rim that was first described by McCord and Grant in 2000.1 The Manchester bite block (Figure 1) has two pillars of wax situated bilaterally in the region of the mandibular second premolar-first molar tooth positions.

Author notes: Kasim Butt, BDS, MJDF RCS(Eng), Dental Core Trainee in Restorative Dentistry, Wouter Leyssen, BDS, MJDF RCS(Eng), MSc, Specialty Dentist in Restorative Dentistry, Birmingham Community NHS Healthcare Foundation Trust and David Attrill, BDS, PhD, FDS RCS(Ed), FDS RCS(Rest Dent), FHEA, Senior Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Birmingham, Mill Pool Way, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B5 7EG, UK.

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