Wax Up Diagnostics
In order to give the patient an idea of what the final outcome would be, a diagnostic wax-up is the prefered method of choice.
This allows the paitient to see the a preview of the final outcome, and help obatin the shape that the paitient wants to achieve.
Wax up models provide valuable information to the dentist, ceramist, and patient. It may help dentist and paitient determine the amount of reduction necessary to achieve the final result, keeping preparation as conservative as possible.