Impression methods: Past, present and future
November 2016 Vol. 33, No. 09
Despite the introduction of new technologies to the marketplace, dentists are still very slow to purchase any sort of digital impression technology for their practice, leaning on traditional impression taking as the method of choice. In the past 5 years, THE DENTAL ADVISOR has seen a complete change in intra-oral scanner device design, and a complete overhaul in software design. This instability in the marketplace gives dentists pause when deciding to transition to a digital impression environment.