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Advancing Patient Care With Digital Technology

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The use of digital impressioning and computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing may help improve treatment outcomes.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:

  1. Explain the origin of computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) dentistry and how this technology is used in restorative procedures.
  2. List the advantages of digital impressions in clinical practice.
  3. Discuss potential uses for these forms of digital dentistry, and the percentage of United States practices that utilize CAD/CAM systems.
  4. Describe the benefits of implementing CAD/CAM technology into practice.

This course was published in the March 2017 issue and expires March 2020. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated. 


Belmont Business Media is an ADA CERP-recognized provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ada.org/cerp. Belmont Business Media Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2023. Provider ID 317924
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