November 21, 2019
Besides X-rays, impressions provide your dentist with invaluable information to create personalized treatment plans to maintain a healthy, functional smile. Often, they are needed to design restorations, dental prosthetics, or for orthodontic purposes. No matter the reason, many patients cringe at the thought of holding a messy, foul-tasting material in their mouth for several minutes. What if your dentist could get the impressions they needed in a matter of seconds? Now they can with intraoral scanning, but is it as effective as a traditional dental impression in Randolph? Here’s what you need to know to make the best choice for your smile.