The Miracle of Digital Orthodontics
Updated: May 15, 2018
Nicole Outten can't wait to bite into all the forbidden food when one has braces. After three years with braces, the 14-year-old got her braces removed by Dr. Gordon Honig's orthodontic practice, to reveal a perfect pearly white smile .
No More Gagging or Waiting for Alginate to Set
They did this with out gooey alginate impression instead using an itraoral scanner, in about 10 minutes those scanned shots were sent to a lab were her new retainers were made and delivered in about a week It's more interesting and it's fun," Nicole said after her procedure. "It was really different." And the best part about no longer needing to do a traditional mold? "I don't gag," she said.
Digital Making a Big Impression we'll See If It Is Here to Stay
Digital impression technology is being used to streamline the patient process and provide a more comfortable visit. "The technology is sweeping across the industry," said Dr. Robert J. Kacmarcik Jr., president of the Delaware State Dental Society. "It's expanding every day."