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.