- a thin, transparent, resin base shaped to duplicate the form of the impression surface of an immediate denture, used as a guide for surgically shaping the alveolar process to fit an immediate denture;
- a guide for various osteotomy procedures;
- a guide for duplicating size and shape for an autogenic (free) gingival graft.
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