Digital Scanning and Implants

January 31, 2018



By David Burt, DDS

Commercial Supporter: Parkell

Digital scanning is becoming an increasingly popular tool in dentistry. This article will explore how digital scanners can be used for impressions in implant procedures. In addition to going over the steps involved in this process, it will use a case study to demonstrate this process. The article will also cover useful tips and cautions to consider when using this technology.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Describe the steps involved in using a digital scanner for implants.

  • Discuss the different options involved in digital implant technology.

  • Describe the legal regulations involved in implant manufacturing.

About the Author

David A. Burt, DDS
Private Practice, Allentown, PA

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