This is a huge benefit for patients concerned about repeated visits and exposure to others during a pandemic. An added bonus of in-house indirect restorations, the dentist doesn’t have to worry if their lab is closed because of quarantine or another COVID-19 issue. Of course, there were plenty of benefits of CAD/CAM prior to the pandemic.
Whatever your reason is to take—or not take—the plunge into digital restorative dentistry, consider the fact that right now might be the best time to jump in. Like most practices across the country, your office has likely been brainstorming the best ways to recover production lost during the temporary shutdown. Here’s 3 reasons how adopting a...
The Medit i500, available through Axsys Dental Solutions, presents a chance to step into digital dentistry and realize the many benefits of scanning without breaking the bank. Here, I’ll explore a few of those advantages as well as what some clinicians may see as a potential downside of investing in an intraoral scanner.
There’s no doubt COVID-19 is a setback; however, it’s important to remember that the pain is temporary. Your practice routine will get back to normal one day, and the day-to-day grind of restorative dentistry will resume. Before it does, use this time to research solutions that can propel your practice forward.
Kristine Aadland, DMD, a CEREC mentor and advocate of CAD/CAM technology for bridges, implants, orthodontics, and same-day smile makeovers, practices in Vancouver, WA. Here, she shares her top products for indirect restorations.
When you are considering the right digital intraoral scanner, you will find no shortage of features to evaluate. Regardless of the scanner you choose, you will likely save chair and lab time and significantly reduce the need for impression material. Midmark highlights three key areas where they have found video scanning outperforms laser scanning.