iTero® Digital Impression System
Impressions of the past involved goop, gagging, and discomfort. Luckily, those days are behind us. Now, digital impressions allow us to take the diagnostics we need for treatment using a non-invasive wand.
Digital impressions are more comfortable for the patient and more accurate for the treatment team. They are also required for certain forms of treatment. Here at Smile Perfect Ortho, we use the iTero Digital Scanner.
How Does it Work?
The iTero scanner uses optical technology to capture 3D images of the teeth, gums, and other elements of the dental anatomy. The orthodontist moves the wand around to capture the needed images and can stop and start the process as needed for your comfort.
The scan uses a radiation-free laser. The entire process takes as little as three minutes. The scans are then used by various software programs to guide your treatment.
Just like that, you can be on your way to a better smile without the discomfort of traditional impressions.