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Implant Scan Body Scanning with an Intraoral Scanner

Going digital for implant restorations is an exceptional way to decrease the amount of time needed to take an impression as well as increase the accuracy and fit of the abutment and restoration. Scan bodies are made by different manufacturers, so always use the one recommended by the implant company. Scan bodies come in different…

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Nutooth – a Dental Administrators dream!

How is it that a modeless crown can make a dental administrator’s day better? The nutooth workflow challenges the status quo allowing for benefits never experienced before by offering next day delivery. Patients temp broke – with nutooth, your cases are shipped out by 2pm the next business day. If your patients temp broke, the…

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Digital Workflow to fit a Crown under a Partial Denture

Fitting a crown to an existing partial denture can be challenging.  The following demonstrates digital and hybrid workflows that allow for a seamless product that fits well. Take a scan of the upper, lower and bite without the denture in and before you prep the tooth. Send the scan. 2. Scan the upper, lower and…

Read more on nutooth’s Latest Offering: Straumann Custom Abutment and FCZ Crown
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nutooth’s Latest Offering: Straumann Custom Abutment and FCZ Crown

If you have a digital intraoral scanner, the benefits of using nutooth have just improved. Schell’s modeless service, nutooth, is pleased to offer a quick turnaround option for Straumann users.  Send a digital impression of an implant retained posterior crown to nutooth and you will receive the custom abutment and final full contour zirconia crown…

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3Shape Launches 3Shape Unite

Attention all 3Shape Trios users. You may have noticed that the functionality of your 3Shape Trios has changed after the latest update. The update includes 3Shape Unite, overview below. In anticipation of this update, if not yet completed, we highly recommend you sit down with your team and review the following very SHORT Youtube videos.…

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How to export your STL files from Intraoral Scanners

Sometimes accessing your STL file is necessary for implant planning or printing of models. Here is a step-by-step instruction manual to export those files from most IOS’s.   Trios From the home page Click on CASES Search for the patient Open patient case Right click on the case you want to export Click on EXPORT…

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‘Don’t Throw it Away’

Imagine that every employee who leaves due to a level of low job satisfaction (lack of opportunities, low recognition, toxic culture), walks out the door on their last day and drops the equivalent of six months of their annual salary into a waste basket…  It’s your money, your cost, your profitability. Hard to swallow? Well,…

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My Journey as a C.D.A. into the World of Digital Impressions

As a CDA , I would like to share my experience with you of how my lab introduced me to the world of Digital Impression Systems and supported me through to a completely modeless digital workflow. Impressions are an important part of the skills learned in school. Conventional impressions with PVS and pouring them up…