Unlike the old-fashioned
method of having to bite down into an unpleasant
putty compound to create an impression, a 3D image
is taken with a wand called the Lava™ Chairside
Oral Scanner, about the size of an electric toothbrush.
Dr. Perry glides the wand over your teeth to capture
data, which produces real-time video images. With
the aid of a touch-screen monitor, you and Dr.
Perry are able to review your case and discuss
treatment immediately-while you're still in the
chair. The whole process takes just minutes.
In the meantime, your video impression is sent
to the lab electronically, which will formulate
an accurate, high-quality precision-fitting dental