Say goodbye to gooey impression material and trays that cause gagging. Say hello
to modern day digital dentistry. We are proud to offer you iTero impressionless
scanning technology in our office. Impressionless scanning is an innovative
technology used to take oral impressions for braces, Invisalign®, appliances
and retainers. Impressionless scanning uses confocal imaging to digitally capture
the shape of the teeth and gums, providing a multitude of patient benefits and
The traditional impression technique requires a patient to be uncomfortably
seated for up to 15 minutes of having a gooey, messy substance in their mouth.
Imagine one-third of the time it takes to take an impression with impressionless
scanning technology. Impressionless scanning is much more detailed and more
accurate than the conventional method allowing for more improved clinical results.
Patient movement does not distort impressionless scans, unlike with impressions.
This technology also eliminates the high-level of invasiveness and discomfort
caused by impressions.
With impressionless scanning, patients can say goodbye to goopy, uncomfortable
impressions, maximizing patient comfort for optimal results. Additionally,
real-time digital display of scans allows for immediate adjustment, assuring
accurate scans the first time. The image quality of impressionless scans is
superior to conventional impressions.
Scans are sent at a light speed, which allows patients to receive their aligners,
retainers or appliances quicker. Impressionless scanning also uses single-use
image shields, a sanitary solution to goopy impressions, creating maximum
The assistant scans the patient's dentition and palatal area using our iTero
impressionless scanner. Our Exclusive Invisalign® Integration enables us to
scan patients for Invisalign® aligners.
- Instant Visualization
Real-time digital display of scans allows Dr. Charbonnet to visualize your 3D
models immediately, make any necessary adjustments and provide you with instant
- Review/Treatment Plan
Dr. Charbonnet reviews the impressionless scans and creates a treatment plan
that best fits your needs.
- Invisalign Patients
Dr. Charbonnet submits the scanning data at the click of a button and your
custom appliances or Invisalign® aligners are created, drastically cutting
the amount of time it takes to construct Invisalign® aligners and providing
you with a more comfortable fit.
Come experience this new state of the art technology! Call today to schedule your
Go to www.itero.com to learn
more about this cutting edge technology.