Tag Archives: digital dentistry

Dental implant case of the day

This patient had spaces between her lower teeth that could not be corrected with orthodontics. So I fixed her spaces with dental implants.

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implant impression copings
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Smile Makeover Case of The Day

This patient wanted a younger youthful smile for his 60th birthday. So I made him 6 beautiful porcelain crowns for his upper front teeth. This cell-phone video shows me placing the crowns. He was very happy :-)))

I took a 3D digital computer scan of his teeth and gums, and we computer designed his smile beautiful new teeth and 3D printed out his 6 teeth crowns.

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crowns ready to deliver

3D Computerized Digital Intra-oral Impression Scanning

I use the state-of-the-art, most advanced, 3Shape Trios digital scanner. This eliminates the need for unpleasant traditional gooey impressions—no more messy goop in your mouth! With our computerized digital 3D scanner, we can digitally capture a detailed, 3D model of your teeth and gums. Not only is our digital scan far more comfortable than the old putty-based impressions, but it’s faster and provides images that are more precise. We definitely make a great first impression.

With this computerized model of your mouth we can computer design your teeth restorations and orthodontic aligners and 3D print them out. Totally awesome!!!

Philip Gentry

Digital Dentistry

I scan digital impressions of teeth, computer design the crowns, create an STL file, and 3D print out porcelain/zirconia crowns with a CAD-CAM milling machine, that fit perfectly and look beautiful.

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digital intra-oral scanner

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taking this patients digital impression

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digital impressions, (photos from my snapchat story)

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3D milling machine

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3D printed tooth crown

Bridge case of the day

This patient presented with a broken 25 year old bridge replacing a missing front tooth. I re-prepped the teeth, digitally scanned the impression, computer designed a new bridge, 3D printed it out and cemented it in. Totally awesome!!!

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before/after bridge cementation

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digital impression scan

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design images

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bridge cemented-perfect!!!

Dental Implant Bridge Case of the Day

For this implant bridge case I digitally scanned in the impression of his teeth, implant abutments, and bite. Then computer designed and 3D printed out the bridge. Then screwed it into his mouth. Turned out perfect and the patient was very pleased :-)))

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before

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after delivery of implant bridge

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bridge and gold screws

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computer design

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happy patient and happy dentist