Digital Dental Impressions

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Digital Dental Impressions at The Hills Family Dentistry

Cerec Primescan - The HIlls Family Dentistry - Digital Dental Impressions in San MarcosOur office is equipped with the advanced CEREC Primescan intraoral scanner, a state-of-the-art device that captures 3-dimensional details of your entire mouth using a camera. This innovative dental technology creates precise 3D models of your teeth, significantly enhancing your experience at The Hills Family Dentistry in San Marcos. We use these 3D models for various purposes, including:

  • 3D printing nightguards
  • 3D printing models for retainers
  • Scanning for implant placement and creating 3D printed surgical guides for precise dental implant placement
  • Making same-day crowns, eliminating the need for temporary crowns
  • Manufacturing clear aligners from the initial digital scan

Cerec Primescan Intraoral Scanner - Digital Impressions in San Marcos

Say goodbye to messy, goopy impressions and the discomfort and gagging they cause. No more drooling or cleaning up impression material from your face! Here are the biggest benefits of having an intraoral scanner in our dental office:

Enhanced Patient Experience:

  • Comfort: Say goodbye to messy and uncomfortable impression trays, which is especially beneficial for individuals with a sensitive gag reflex.
  • Faster Appointments: Scanning typically takes just a few minutes, reducing chair time and the overall duration of appointments.
  • Real-time Visualization: Patients can instantly view a digital image of their teeth, promoting better understanding and communication.
  • Reduced Sensitivity: There's no need for materials that can trigger sensitivity in certain patients.

Improved Treatment Efficiency and Accuracy:

  • Precision: Intraoral scanners capture highly detailed 3D images, minimizing the risk of errors and ensuring a superior fit for restorations, such as crowns, bridges, and veneers.
  • Immediate Feedback: Dentists can promptly evaluate the quality of the impression and re-scan specific areas if necessary, eliminating wasted time and materials.
  • Fewer Remakes: Accurate impressions lead to fewer remakes due to imperfections, saving time and costs for both patients and dental professionals.
  • Efficient Communication: Digital impressions can be easily shared with dental labs, streamlining the restoration process and ensuring the best possible results.

Additional Benefits:

  • Patient Education: 3D scans serve as valuable tools for patient education through treatment visualization.
  • Enhanced Diagnosis and Planning: Advanced scans can reveal details that are challenging to capture with traditional methods, aiding in diagnosis and treatment planning.
  • Enhanced Storage of Data: Files of scans of teeth and crown designs are saved for years, which allow for very accurate records that are easily obtainable.
Experience the future of dentistry at our office in San Elijo Hills in San Marcos, where cutting-edge technology meets personalized care for your best smile. Schedule an appointment today!