Facebow Use in Clinical Prosthodontic Practice

William W. Nagy, Gary R. Goldstein

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The use of a dental facebow in diagnosis and treatment by the restorative dentist has been controversial in recent years. Digital alternatives have been proposed and hold promise for the future; however, the traditional facebow still has practicality in a modern restorative practice. The purpose of this paper is to review facebow use in clinical prosthodontic practice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)772-774
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Prosthodontics
Issue number7
StatePublished - 2018


  • Facebow
  • restorative dentistry

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Dentistry


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