The use of diagnostic wax-ups in treatment planning.

Lily T. Garcia, David M. Bohnenkamp

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Abstract

The use of diagnostic wax-ups as diagnostic aids in treatment planning has been presented for use in various situations--from simple patient assessment to more extensive prosthodontic rehabilitation. Requesting a diagnostic wax-up from the dental technician may add to the expense of treatment planning for a patient because of the laboratory fee incurred for this service. The cost is negligible, considering the value of identifying potential treatment obstacles that could affect both treatment outcomes and patient satisfaction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)210-212, 214
JournalCompendium of continuing education in dentistry (Jamesburg, N.J. : 1995)
Volume24
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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