Flexible Clearance Tabs

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Flexible Clearance Tabs

OCCLUSAL AND INTERPROXIMAL SPACE GUIDES

Designed to make direct intraoral measurements of occlusal and interproximal tooth preparation clearances. Dentist places individual Flex Tab between the prepared tooth and its opposing occlusal surface to ensure sufficient clearance for the laboratory to develop a perfect restoration.

TIPS FOR USE:

1. TRIM THE TAB:

If the tab is too wide to achieve an accurate reading.

how to trim flex tabs

2. MARK THE TAB:

Use a sharpie marker to mark the tip of the tab.

how to mark flex tabs

3. POSITION TAB:

To measure and mark any area that needs additional reduction.

How to use flex tabs

4. RESULTS:

The sharpie marker left on the restoration reveals reduction area.

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