diagnostic wax-up

diagnostic wax-up,

n a process in which wax is applied to a model of the patient's teeth to simulate the procedure and results of planned reconstruction, repair, or enhancement.
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The diagnostic wax-up is the process of converting a programmed treatment plan into a three-dimensional visualization(Fig 7).
The combination of the clinical exam and the diagnostic wax-up on mounted casts enabled the dentist to arrive at a decision.
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