Dentist Silverlake LA
3D Printing takes digital or impression renderings of your teeth and mouth to create a model that we can actually hold and work with when planning your treatment.
What is 3D Printing?
How Does 3D Printing Work?
Discover this cutting-edge technology for dental practices!
Why is 3D Printing needed?
The reason we may recommend 3D printing in our office is because you’re going to be having oral surgery done. For instance, having a 3D model of your teeth and mouth can help us in determining the best placement for implants or when performing a bone grafting. The rendering is realistic and detailed, so we are able to pinpoint the different ways to complete the surgical procedure.
Who is a candidate for 3D Printing?
What can be expected with 3D Printing?
The first step is to take impressions of your teeth and mouth. This is typically done digitally so that we have a clear view of your oral health on our computer screens. We then use a 3D printing machine to create a physical model of these impressions. We then use this model to help in treatment planning for surgical procedures. We will help to show you what to expect during oral surgery using this model as well. 3D printing is highly useful when it comes to improving the patient experience.
If you’d like to learn more about 3D printing and how it works, call our office today and one of our trained staff members will be more than happy to help assist you.