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Diagnostic Wax-Ups

Diagnostic Wax-Ups

Diagnostic Wax-Ups help patients determine whether or not to pursue treatment by comparing a printed model to their existing smile.

  • Offers patients an accurate preview of their finished case
  • Use as a tool to review tooth shape, smile line, occlusion or vertical dimension
  • Includes temporary matrix, prepared tooth model and prep guide







A Valuable Tool for Any Smile Makeover

Diagnostic Wax-Ups help patients determine whether or not to pursue treatment by comparing a printed model to their existing smile. With this technique, Glidewell removes the desired amount of tooth structure from the preoperative model, digitally designs the wax-ups over the prepped teeth, and prints the wax-ups with a 3D printer. This method accurately shows the patient, dentist and lab technician the realistically attainable results for the case.

Through the use of CAD/CAM technologies, Glidewell can duplicate the results of the patient’s wax-ups in the final restorations. Diagnostic wax-ups can also be fabricated from digital impressions. They are the ultimate treatment-planning tool for consistently superior results.

Diagnostic Wax-Ups


Fabrication Method


In-Lab Working Times

5 days

Policies & Warranty

NO-FAULT REMAKE POLICY: Glidewell is pleased to process all remakes or adjustments at no additional charge if requested within the warranty period and accompanied by the return of the original appliance.
LIMITED WARRANTY/LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. Glidewell (“the lab”) warrants that all dental devices (a “device”) are made according to your specification and approval in the belief that the device will be useful and MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTIES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Subject to the return of a device that is placed and then fails, the lab will repair or replace the device without charge for the cost of materials and workmanship or refund the original price paid, at the lab's option, for up to 7 years for glass ceramic veneers and for the life of the patient originally receiving the restoration from the date of placement for zirconia veneers. This limited lifetime performance warranty shall apply to direct end-user customers (treating clinicians) only.



Underrated Gems: 2 Tools with Myriad Benefits for Cosmetic Cases – March 2018


Temporaries Made from Diagnostic Wax-Ups


Clinical Technique: Diagnostic Wax-Ups

Carrera 70h #116-35, Morato
Bogotá, Colombia
Tel: 316-842-2926

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