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International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry



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Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent 16 (1996), No. 6     1. Nov. 1996
Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent 16 (1996), No. 6  (01.11.1996)

Page 561-569

The Diagnostic Template: A Key Element to the Comprehensive Esthetic Treatment Concept
Magne / Magne / Belser
Provisional restorations represent a key element in the reali zation of extensive esthetic rehabilitations. In particular, they provide indispensible diagnostic information, contribute significinatly to adjacent soft tissue conditioning, and ensure the patient's comfort during the intermediate phase of treatment. The treatment outcome strongly depends on the treatment approach chosen. This article describes a treatment rationale comprising the use of a diagnostic template. This type of work stratgey, documented with clinical cases, integrates diagnostic waxups and indirect provisional restorations using simplified and efficient fabrication techniques