What is the 3M ESPE Lava Chairside Oral Scanner C.O.S.?

The Lava C.O.S. is an in-office scanner used to capture high-accuracy digital images of teeth. Data from the scans are used to create all types of dental restorations like crowns, inlays/onlays, veneers, bridges, and implants. From the scan, articulated stereolithography (SLA) models are made that a dental laboratory can use to fabricate restorations from a variety of restorative materials. The digital scan can also be sent to a milling center for CAD/CAM fabrication of a zirconia-based restoration.