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ADA Credits: 2 | AGD Credits: 2 | Cost: $29.00

INTRAORAL SCANNING: Improving Efficiency and Advanced Workflow

Categories: CAD-CAM, Cosmetic Dentistry, Implant Dentistry, Orthodontics, Restorative Dentistry

Author(s): Andrea Mastrorosa Agnini, DDS, Alessandro Agnini, DMD

Course Type: Self-instruction journal and web based activity

Target Audience: Dental Assistants, Dental Hygienist, Dentists from novice to advanced

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Educational Objectives

After completing this course, participants will be able to identify the potential advantages of digital impression systems over conventional impressions, as well as be able to:
  1. Comprehend how digital impressions are being used to fabricate dental restorations
  2. Understand how digital impressions are impacting orthodontics
  3. Learn how digital impressions are being used in implantology
  4. Recognize the potential benefits of CAD/CAM technologies
  5. See the potential in diagnostics and communication with patients.

Abstract

Digital impressions are reshaping the way modern dentistry is being practiced. They are able to eliminate some of the issues found with conventional workflow and provide clinicians with unique advantages compared to traditional impression techniques. With various implications in the field, digital scanners are making their mark on the profession. This article will review some of the advantages of digital impression systems over their conventional counterparts, as well as review how they are currently being used in practice today.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORTER: This educational activity is made possible through an unrestricted educational grant from Align Technologies.

ADA Credits: 2 | AGD Credits: 2 | Cost: $29.00

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