Diagnostic Wax-up

Diagnostic wax-ups help the patient, dentist and technician to visualise the final aesthetic and functional outcome.

Benefits

  • Powerful patient communication tool
  • Visual aid for determination of final aesthetics
  • Template for adequate tooth preparation and final restorations
  • Quick fabrication of excellent provisional restorations

Considerations

  • Enables the patient to visualise possible changes to shape and alignment of the teeth.
  • The wax-up can show the teeth and soft tissue relationship.
  • Diagnostic wax-ups are used when moderate to significant cosmetic changes are to be considered.
  • It will provide a systematic approach to comprehensive and complex case management.
  • Once the dentist and the patient are satisfied with the diagnostic wax-up, it becomes the foundation for anticipated treatment.