Diagnostic Works

     

    Treatment planning with a diagnostic wax-up

    Careful consideration to create an aesthetically pleasing outcome, and also incorporating all of the elements required for establishing proper function. All too often, a case is deemed a failure for reasons that could have been avoided if a proper diagnostic wax-up had been performed in advance.

    ADVANTAGES

    • Patient and laboratory communication tool
    • Value adding step for increased case acceptance
    • Visual aid for determination of final aesthetics
    • Create templates to ensure adequate tooth preparation for final restorations
    • Quick fabrication of aesthetic provisional restorations

    CONSIDERATIONS

    • Demonstrate to the patient possible changes to shape and alignment of the teeth.
    • Plan for soft tissue management.
    • Provide predictable case outcomes.
    • The blueprint for case planning.
    • Manage patient expectations.