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By Clint Stevens, DDS
Commercial Supporter: Planmeca USA Inc.
For its first 20 years, chairside CAD/CAM existed as a niche product in dentistry, with a mixed reception from the profession despite proven clinical success. The last 10 years has seen an exponential improvement in the technology’s ease of use and accuracy, along with an ever-expanding list of material choices. Furthermore, the digitization of the profession has significantly evolved and expanded the role of chairside CAD/CAM systems, making them an integral part of modern comprehensive digital dentistry.
Describe the evolution of CAD/CAM technologies in dentistry.
List the various material options available for CAD/CAM.
Discuss the evolving role of chairside CAD/CAM systems in modern digital dentistry.
About the Author
Clint Stevens, DDS, Private Practice, Tulsa, OklahomaDownload FREE eBook now!