Current Trends in Digital Dentistry
By Dave Terrazas, Lead Technical Contact
BonaDent Dental Laboratories
The dental profession has experienced an exciting amount of technological growth in recent years, proving that digital dentistry is more than just hype.
Defined in a broad scope as any dental technology or device that incorporates digital or computer-controlled components as opposed to mechanical or electrical alone, digital dentistry, when properly implemented, can result in improved accuracy, predictability and efficiency. You can experience greater joy in practicing dentistry while delivering better care for your patients.
This evening program is designed examine the concept of digital dentistry along with its advantages and limitations. It is intended to provide a practical overview of current technology and the manners in which this technology can be incorporated in order to enhance treatment outcomes in general dentistry, oral surgery, implantology, and orthodontics.
Specific areas of digital dentistry to be discussed will include:
- Intraoral imaging and CAD/CAM technology
- Computer-aided implant dentistry
- Digital radiography and cone beam computed tomography (CBCT)
- Shade matching
The discussion will also include an overview of the digital workflow within the laboratory setting.
Mr Terrazas has no financial relationships relevant to this presentation to disclose.
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