Digital Scanners and Digital Impression
Digital scanners are devices that take images and scans your teeth. So instead of conventional impression take with mouth mold that needs to be mixed, digital scanners instantly captures your teeth impression. The scanned file images can then be sent directly to the dental laboratory to have prostheses crowns, veneers, bridges, dentures designed or overseas dental lab for computerized invisalign clear aligners. Digital scanners are part of CAD/CAM process.
Digital scanning systems used at BIDC include below.
- Planmeca Emerald S
The Emerald™ S by Planmeca the latest version of intraoral scanner. It has new diagnostic capabilities capturing images at hyper-speed with improved usability. The scanner captures digital impressions in vivid and lifelike colors with precision for predictable results. It is suited for all types of intraoral scanning as it is able to reach both posterior and capture interproximal areas. The later generation on intraoral scanners provide for easier and smoother imaging in less than a minute. There are shade assistant features to help lab your prosthodontist and lab technicians detect the right tooth shade.
The Emerald digital scanners is used in digital smile design (DSD) smile makeover treatments, restorative dentistry on crowns, bridges and implant prostheses.
iTero digital scanners is the default image capturing system commonly used during invisalign treatment. Backed by Align techologies, iTero digital scans has function to automatically link and submit to invisalign laboratories in the USA. The digital scan impression of your teeth processes to the invisalign computerized clinical check treatment planning system. iTero shortens the wait time for invisalign aligners treatment for faster treatment completion start to finish. There is no need to wait for physical moulds to arrive at an overses invisalign lab for design and fabrications of the clear aligner trays.
3Shape Trios digital impression is a intraoral scanner and impression taking device that captures and sends imaging data to the dental laboratories namely for crowns and prostheses. The digital teeth impressiondigital scans is fed directly into CAD/CAM systems of our dental laboratory. Your lab technician designs the prosthese (false teeth) directly on their computerized system. Upon approval with your prosthodontist on prosthetic design, a digital milling machines cuts and makes the veneers, crowns, bridge or dentures.