An intraoral scanner allows the recording of hard and soft tissues in a rapid and comfortable way for patients with teeth and attached gingiva.
1In edentulous patients with minimal keratinized gingiva and mobile lingual and buccal tissues, scanning can be problematic, leading to poor quality scans.
- Wang C.
- Shi Y.-F.
- Xie P.-J.
- Wu J.-H.
Accuracy of digital complete dentures: a systematic review of in vitro studies.
J Prosthet Dent. 2021; 125: 249-256
2In these situations, conventional impression making and subsequent scanning of the resulting cast may be useful for providing the advantages of the digital workflow, including instant delivery to the dental laboratory and the possibility of working cast-free.
- Beretta M.
- Poli P.P.
- Tansella S.
- Aguzzi M.
- Meoli A.
- Maiorana C.
Cast-free digital workflow for implant-supported rehabilitation in a completely edentulous patient: a clinical report.
J Prosthet Dent. 2021; 125: 197-203
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- Accuracy of digital complete dentures: a systematic review of in vitro studies.J Prosthet Dent. 2021; 125: 249-256
- Cast-free digital workflow for implant-supported rehabilitation in a completely edentulous patient: a clinical report.J Prosthet Dent. 2021; 125: 197-203
Published online: December 14, 2020
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