Part I of this 2-part series covers the tools and materials used while Part II will cover tips and techniques. Within the 2-part series covered topics include but not limited to:
- Rationale and use of heat controlled waxing instruments, highlighting the Whip Mix Digital Touch-Wax carving pencil.
- Wax choices for selective areas of the denture, and how melting temperatures and wax hardness effects the final appearance.
- Understanding what constitutes natural looking contour and texture in the base, and techniques to attain subtlety in wax which projects a natural appearance.
- Techniques and tips concerning framing the teeth in wax, and designing emergence profiles based on tooth position.