Conventional vs Digital Impressions
If you’ve ever had a dental impression, you know how difficult it can be to deal with the gunky goo, which causing gagging, breathing issues and discomfort. At Willow Bend Dental in Plano, we have invested in our patients’ comfort by offering the iTero® Digital Impression System. This incredible precise technology allows our dental team to take 100% digital impressions of your teeth and jaw. This allows our dentists the ability to evaluate your bite in an instant, all in 3D. This helps improve the overall patient experience by eliminating the uncomfortable goop, while improving accuracy and results.
How Does it Work?
The iTero® Digital Impression System captures the structure of your teeth and gums using state-of-the-art optical technology. Our scanner only takes a few minutes to get the entire scan, using a hand-held compact wand. The scan is completely radiation-free, using advanced laser technology and acquires an accurate 3D impression of your teeth and gums.
The iTero scanner digitally captures the structure of the teeth and gums using the latest optical technology. The scanner is a compact, hand-held wand. Once your orthodontist begins the scanning process, it can be stopped and started as many times as necessary. At Willow Bend Dental, our patients’ comfort is one of our top priorities and the iTero® Digital Impression System helps us accomplish that goal.