The term refers to a new approach to manufacturing dentures. The system involves digitally scanned impressions, data-driven design, computerized workflow, and CAD/CAM milling of the prosthetics from solid blocks of a special type of acrylic material. This advanced combination results in an efficient process and dentures with superior fit and aesthetics.
It is impossible to answer that question definitively, because the quality of any denture you receive depends on may factors including skill and experience of the dentist, type of materials utilized, and professionalism of the laboratory. However, the digital denture concept removes many of the processes and variables that can have historically caused unsatisfactory results.Design and fabrication processes are precise, and materials are incredibly durable.
Yes! The computerized system eliminates several stages. The digital denture system usually requires just two to four visits, compared to five to six with conventional denture fabrication.This makes digital dentures ideal for the out-of-town patient, or the individual who cannot miss a lot of work time. Anyone who doesn’t want to go a day longer than necessary without teeth, or is tired of unattractive or ill-fitting teeth, will appreciate how fast a smile can be transformed with digital dentures.
If you’d like. The process can include, at your request, a try-in model created with 3-D printing technology from your digital impressions. You get to see how the dentures will look and fit, and the dentist can make modifications to the design prototype before the final denture is fabricated.
Extremely. From occlusion to contours of the gum material andshape, size, and shading of the teeth, this is one of the most natural-appearing dentures available.
Absolutely. Implants are a terrific way to add incredible stability to a denture that already fits exceptionally well.The denture is tailored with attachments that connect to several dental implants embedded in bone of the upper or lower arch.
Your own hygiene plays a significant role in maintaining fresh breath as a denture wearer. However, the material used for digital dentures is manufactured under high pressure, so it is dense and bio-hygienic. That helps digital dentures resist the bacterial build-up that causes foul breath.
Digital dentures are made with high-quality materials and a process that results in an extremely strong product. However, they are not indestructible. If you break or lose a denture, simply call our office. Because the digital impressions and design are on file, we can create a replacement quickly. You don’t have to start the fitting process all over again.
Fewer patient visits are needed, so you spend less time in the chairand get to enjoy your new smile and a robust diet sooner. Yet these strong, aesthetic dentures are created with a higher level of accuracy for unsurpassed fit with reduced incidence of sore spots, wobbling, or slipping.
The team of doctors and support staff at The Denture & Implant Clinic have completed specialized training in the digital denture technique. They have a tremendous amount of background and experience in denture design. Most important, they genuinely want to get you into dentures that feel good and improve your quality of life. Plus, the consultation is free, so you have nothing to lose by learning more about digital dentures.