|Invisalign dental scanner|
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Toronto Invisalign Orthodontist First to Scan Teeth for Invisalign Patients
The benefits of a 3-D dental scanner:
-no need to have impressions taken, leading to a more comfortable experience and no gagging
-increased accuracy of capture of the teeth
-ability to see the 3-D image of your teeth immediately following the scan
-decreased time required to receive first ClinCheck since models do not need to be created.
The scans generally take between 8-20 minutes, which is comparable to the time required for a full set of impressions. This is a laser and optic scanner, so there is also no concern about any radiation. Unlike other scanning systems, no dust is required to coat the teeth.
Our office has 3 days of hand-on training and will begin using the scanner for all Invisalign and Invisalign Teen patients shortly. We think this is going to really improve the overall Invisalign experience and look forward to helping you smile without braces!