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How Much Do You Know About Digital Technology?

The use of digital impressioning and computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing may help improve treatment outcomes. See how well versed you are in these types of digital technology.

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In what year was CAD/CAM introduced to the dental profession?

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Adopting digital impression technology can increase case acceptance by providing real-time, on-screen images that can be discussed in treatment presentations.

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What percentage of US dental practices use CAD/CAM technology?

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Few oral health professionals believe new technology helps advance dentistry and quality of care for patients.

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When fabricating restorations, milling machines use a subtractive process via rotary cutters to remove portions of solid blocks of ceramic or composite resin.

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The accuracy of digital scans is at least comparable to conventional impression methods.

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Margin integrity is another example of why CAD/CAM technology has been widely accepted in restorative dentistry.

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How Much Do You Know About Digital Technology?
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Congrats! You understand the ins and outs of digital technology. Get out there and put your know-how to good use!
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Well done! You’ve got the basics, but there’s more to learn. Continue to study the latest in digital technology to better serve your patients. You got this!
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Not bad, but there’s room to grow when it comes to your knowledge in digital technology. Consider reading more about this important component of providing excellent patient care. Good luck!

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    Blythe Scattergood says

    I certainly loved every bit of it.

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