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INVITED REVIEW ARTICLE

Digital Imaging in Dental Impressions

Mohan Bhuvaneswaran, Chitra JV Vekaash

Keywords : Computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing, Dental imaging, Digital dentistry, Digital impressions, Laser scanner, LED scanners, Oral digitizers, Oral scanners

Citation Information : Bhuvaneswaran M, Vekaash CJ. Digital Imaging in Dental Impressions. J Oper Dent Endod 2018; 3 (2):63-70.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10047-0059

License: CC BY-NC 3.0

Published Online: 01-12-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018 Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Digital imprint and computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) systems offer a wide range of benefits compared to traditional techniques. The introduction of intraoral scanners has radically changed the way in which the dentists approach the restorative workflow. The constant evolution of the hardware and software in relation to this has made a digital end-to-end restorative solutions a reality. Precision, accuracy and hassle-free procedures have made these systems user-friendly and patient-friendly. There are many advantages in using this advanced technology. This article will provide the information on digital dental impression and clinical application of the same.


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