Digital Impression Systems

Dental digital impression systems capture intraoral scans of a patient’s teeth and gingival tissue to generate a 3D digital model that can be used for CAD/CAM dentistry. These high-tech systems are growing in popularity because they simplify the impression process, increase accuracy, decrease procedure time and enable digital integration with dental laboratories. Digital impressions eliminate the technique sensitivity and patient discomfort of using impression materials, and the 3D digital models they create are highly accurate and detailed. Captured using safe, non-invasive imaging technologies, digital impressions are available for a range of restorative and orthodontic indications. The scans are ready almost instantly and can be sent directly to a dental lab or to a chairside CAD/CAM system without the need to pour a model or pay for shipping. If you are not already using a digital impression system now is a great time to find one that fits your dental practice so you can increase patient comfort, decrease clinical errors and reduce the time it takes to complete a case.
CompanyCarestream DentalAlign Technology, Inc.Planmeca USA, Inc.Masterlink3Shape
ItemCS 3600iTero ElementPlanScan Intraoral ScannerVIZ from ADIN Dental SolutionsTRIOS MOVE
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DescriptionThe CS 3600 intraoral scanner from Carestream Dental puts smarter scanning in your hands, whether your practice handles restorative, orthodontic or ...A fast and versatile digital impression system with a small footprint, the iTero Element offers features well suited to both general dental practices ...Portable, fast and precise, the Planmeca PlanScan intraoral scanner is a powder-free system that uses blue laser technology to capture accurate ...Designed to make digital impression accessible to any practice, the VIZ intraoral scanner is easy to use and cost effective. A portable system that ...With a 13.3-inch touchscreen on an adjustable arm, the TRIOS MOVE makes it simple to show digital impressions to your patients in order to explain ...
WarrantyNot AvailableNot AvailableUp to 3 yearsNot AvailableDependent on region
Acquisition MethodIntelligent Matching SystemParallel Confocal Laser ScanningBlue Laser Projected Pattern TriangulationReal-time 3D Imaging – 10 frames per secondUltrafast Optical Sectioning
Orthodontic AnalysisInquireYesNot AvailableNoOptional
Possible RestorationsCrowns, Inlays, Onlays, Bridges, and Implant workflowsCrowns
Implant Abutments
Other Orthodontic Systems
Inlays, Onlays, Veneers, Crowns, and BridgesCrowns, Inlays, Onlays, VeneersCrowns, Bridges, Inlays, Onlays, Veneers, Implants, Custom Abutments, Implant Bars, Surgical Guides, Removable Partials, Temporary Crowns, Virtual Diagnostic Wax-Ups, Clear Aligners
CAD/CAM Systems AvailableCS Solutions and other open architecture solutionsOpen ArchitecturePlanScan and Other Open SystemsAll open-architecture systemsOpen
Contrast Medium RequiredNoNoNoYesNo
True Color Image AvailableYesYesYesNoYes
Training ProvidedNot AvailableYesYesYesReseller dependent
Integrated Battery BackupN/ANo – Data automatically saved every 2 seconds to system hard driveN/ANot AvailableOptional on Cart configurations; Yes on Wireless configurations
Capture TimeNot Available6,000 frames per second>10 aligned 3D data sets per secondLess than 60 seconds per half archUp to 3,000 2D images per second
Lab IntegrationYesYesYes via Planmeca Romexis Cloud, DDXAvailableYes - open architecture system
HD Image CaptureYesNot AvailableNot AvailableNoYes
Shade MatchingNot AvailableNoNot AvailableNoYes
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