Digital Dentistry Advances
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Volume 43 eBook 13
This Compendium eBook offers a continuing education (CE) article on the use of cone-beam computed tomography in implant surgical guide fabrication. A case report demonstrating the use of intraoral scanning to create digital impressions is also included in this eBook. Download to earn 2 FREE CEU now!
CE: Use of CBCT and Low-Cost Additive Manufacturing in Implant Surgical Guide Fabrication
Dimitrios Apostolakis, DDS, MSc, MSc; and George Michelinakis, DDS, MSc, MPhil
Geared toward dental clinicians who favor free-hand implant placement, this article offers guidance to help these practitioners transition to computer-guided implantology, and includes a discussion of common pitfalls of CBCT scanning and how to avoid them. In particular, the applications of CBCT hardware for additive manufacturing purposes, with an emphasis on low-cost additive manufacturing for clinicians with budget limitations, are described.
Credits: 2 Self-Study CEU
Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Intraoral Scanner Eases Impression Taking in Zirconia-Based Treatment
Jennifer Bell, DDS
This article shows that digital impressions are an effective and predictable alternative to conventional impression techniques and may be considered the first option for impression taking.