Digital Impressions|Scanners

MANUFACTURER
3M
3Shape
Align Technology Inc.
Biomet 3I
Carestream Dental
Cmp Industries, Llc
Cynoprod Canada Inc.
Delcam
Densys Ltd.
Dental Wings Inc.
Dentsply Sirona
Dentsply Sirona CAD/CAM
E4D Technologies
Great Lakes Ortho
Hint-ELs
Jensen Industries, INC.
Nobel Biocare
Ormco Corporation
Planmeca USA
Remedent USA
Straumann Usa Llc
Sun Dental Laboratories Llc
Vision Usa
Vita North America
Scanner Type
Intraoral Scanner
Contrast Medium Required
No
Yes
Possible Restorations
Orthodontic
CAD and CAM Systems Available
Open Architecture
Open STL
USER RATINGS
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Digital Impressions|Scanners CATEGORY DESCRIPTION

Digital impressions and the 3D models they create simplify the dental impression process while increasing accuracy and detail, decreasing procedure time, eliminating the patient discomfort associated with impression materials and enabling digital integration with laboratories and chairside units. Optical digital impression scanners use blue LED light and require a contrasting medium or powder, while those that employ laser technology scan, measure and acquire the image without the need for powder.

Using digital impression systems, captured scans can be sent directly to the lab or to a chairside system. Among the systems intended for chairside use are model-only systems and those that include milling units, enabling same-day fabrications.

The two types of modeling systems are a rapid prototyping technology known as stereolithography (SLA), and milling, in which models are produced using a pre-cured urethane block. Among the scanners available is a chairside unit that employs a video-type format and blue LED scanning system, which requires powder. The SLA model produced by the scanner’s downloaded data enables fabrication of any type of restoration. An optically assisted laser scanner, which requires no powder, produces real-time imaging, allowing the practitioner to view the model being built while proceeding through the scanning process.

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Planmeca Emerald™

Planmeca Emerald™

Planmeca USA

Planmeca Emerald™ Intraoral Scanner is engineered with advanced optics and enhanced algorithms to increase the speed of image capture. Emerald quickly scans full arch digital models for treatment...

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Straumann CARES System 8.0 completes the integration of CARES into the DWOS platform for customized abutments and full-contour crowns...
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This data is captured and sent to a Straumann CARES laboratory, where the dental technician can design the restoration without waiting on...
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The Lava Scan ST Design System lab-based scanner for gypsum model is packaged with a PC and Lava Design Software for Lava Zirconia...
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The Maestro 3D is designed with intuitive viewing software and analytical tools that allows the dentist to manage and edit digital STL...
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The NobelProcera scanner from Nobel Biocare uses a unique scanning technology combining high accuracy with ease of use.
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