Itero: Advantages of technology in dentistry

Written by: Dr. Pere Campistol Plana
Edited by: Top Doctors®

Des Dentistry bet increasingly by the latest and most advanced technology with the acquisition of an intraoral scanner: the iTero. It is a latest generation scanner that has many advantages for both patients and specialists.


What are the main advantages of iTero for our patients?

• It is very convenient and practical. Patients should not again suffer discomfort and inconvenience when taking measurements with cuvettes and silicones. There are no hassles with iTero pressure of the buckets on the gums and bone.• It is very fast because it allows scanning both arcades in less than 10 minutes.• It offers high accuracy of all measurements without error option. It works with a system of green light that glows when the measures are fully configured and ready to be sent to the laboratory.• At the same time the possibility of having to repeat the measurements to the patient and having to lengthen the start of treatment ceases to exist.• The device can scan an entire arcade, only one tooth, or a particular group of teeth.


What are the advantages for the clinic?

• Allows dispense with certain products such as silicones precision, buckets and other materials that were required to take the steps correctly.• No possibility of error given by specialists when taking measures because the maximum precision of the device.• Ensure safety to obtain very precise and accurate ferrules with a maximum degree of adaptation to the mouths of our patients.• seeks more for the environment as we reduce and / or eliminate direct packages, boxes, shipping, transport, etc.• Displays patients and / or parents of them the current state of their malocclusion and different variations that take place every month during orthodontic treatment that suits thanks to 3D simulation Scanner them.• In addition, this device can also be used for prosthetic and implantology treatments. It lets take measures very accurately to patients and send them for laboratory specialists can design and make future prosthetic dentures and restorations.The objective of the specialists in dentistry is to allow all patients to enjoy the great advantages of iTero so we can get together a better correction of malocclusion, better facial aesthetics and, without a doubt, a better smile.


*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. Pere Campistol Plana

Renowned specialist in dentistry, Dr. Campistol Plana is the founder and director of the Dental Clinic Campistol Pere Plana. He has over 30 years experience in Orthodontics. It has two graduate degrees in child and adult orthodontics and orthodontics. In addition, he is a specialist in Tecnmica Two-dimensional, the Damon technique and Invisalign. He has attended numerous meetings and conferences and also has made several publications in the Spanish Journal of Orthodontics. He is an active member of the Spanish Society of Orthodontics (SEDO) and the Spanish Association of Specialists in Orthodontics (AESOR).

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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