DIGITAL IMPRESSIONS IN ORTHODONTIA
*Dr. Raunak Manjeet, Dr. Shefali Gedam, Dr. S. R. Santhosh Kumar, Jyosthna A. and Dr. Ankit
Digital impressions are a boon in the field of dentistry especially orthodontics. With the advent of digital impressions and scanning techniques unpleasant experiences of taking dental impressions and discomfort caused can be easily avoided. The Itero scanner digitally captures the structure and position of teeth and arches. It gives a 3D impression of the teeth and surrounding soft tissues. The benefits of this technology is huge. This article discusses about the benefits of digital impressions using digital scanners. The advantage of this system over conventional impression and its use with invisalign system is also discussed.
Keywords: Digital, Conventional, Impressions, Itero scanner.
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