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By David Burt, DDS
Commercial Supporter: Kulzer
With an already sizable denture market projected to grow substantially in the coming years, incorporating a digital approach to denture creation can provide a means of generating new or enhanced revenue for a dental practice. A digital workflow streamlines the denture fabrication process and increases efficiencies to enable practices to offer highly accurate dentures while reducing the number of patient visits. This article discusses how complete dentures can be manufactured for patients in a compressed timeframe, and how this can be accomplished in a profitable manner.
Identify major differences between traditional denturemaking techniques and digital denture production
Describe the overall process of fabricating a denture digitally
Discuss the laboratory procedures involved in the production of digital dentures
About the Author
David Burt, DDS
Private Practice, Allentown, Pennsylvania