The purpose of this study is to find out how the dental technician uses the wax-up technique. A questionnaire with 9 questions regarding the wax-up technique was addressed to dental technicians. The complexity index of dental laboratory work shows that only a small number of laboratories, less than 25%, provide high complexity services. Further education for doctors and dental technicians is needed for a proper use of the wax-up technique and its real possibilities to help restore functions. A correct knowledge of how to achieve them by the dental technician, and collaboration with the doctor guarantees a success rate and patient’s acceptance of the prosthetic work.Keywords:
- dental technician.