February 16th, 2016
In this original video presentation, you’ll learn to use BioTemps® and the IOS FastScan® digital impression system (IOS Technologies Inc.; San Diego, Calif.) to sculpt the soft tissue and transfer those contours to the laboratory model.
January 22nd, 2016
In this episode, Dr. Siamak Abai walks us through an immediate digital denture case that utilized an intraoral scanner and design software, which allowed for the fabrication and then delivery of the denture at the extraction appointment. Also featured in this episode, Will Schmidt, RDA, discusses the role of the registered dental assistant in practices that utilize intraoral scanners and in-office mills.
January 22nd, 2016
In this episode of Chairside Live, watch as we discuss the benefits of going digital with our CAD/CAM-fabricated bite splints!
January 21st, 2016
In this episode’s Case of the Week, Dr. D shines the spotlight on CloudPoint™, a new product that is a complete one-stop solution, unlocking a digital portal through which cases can be scanned, designed, managed and produced. After that exciting introduction, Megan reports on the latest dental news.
Volume 4, Issue 1
March 1st, 2013
When I made my first optical impression for an implant crown using an Inclusive® Scanning Abutment from Glidewell Laboratories, I remember thinking how wonderful it would be if this technique turned out to be as good as my regular technique. No impression material, no stone casts, no bite registration, not even a pen. It never […]
Volume 6, Issue 2
April 28th, 2011
Note from the Editor Digital impressions are slowly catching on with our customers at the lab. The majority of the digital impressions we receive are from Sirona CEREC® owners, who typically use this digital impression system to design and mill a crown, such as IPS e.max® CAD (Ivoclar Vivadent; Amherst, N.Y.), in their own offices. […]
Volume 6, Issue 1
January 31st, 2011
I will readily admit that digital impressions are the future of dentistry. But as of today, the ROI of digital systems leaves a lot to be desired. Enter IOS FastScan®. Glidewell Laboratories has been the main clinical testing facility for IOS Technologies’ IOS FastScan, and I have spent a lot of time with it in […]
Volume 1, Issue 3
August 7th, 2010
In this original video presentation, you’ll learn to use BioTemps® and the IOS FastScan® Digital Impression System to sculpt the soft tissue and transfer those contours to the laboratory model.
Volume 5, Issue 3
August 6th, 2010
For the photo essay that follows, I wanted to highlight a case that demonstrates some of the techniques I use on a daily basis, while showing a few new techniques derived from our most recent clinical R&D efforts. The case begins with the Rapid Anesthesia Technique and then utilizes the depth-cut based Reverse Preparation Technique. […]