The digital age is here – also in the field of orthodontics
As in many other areas, digitisation is also catching on in the field of orthodontics. Innovative digital processes help speed up treatment time. Furthermore, treatment plans are more precise and the entire process is more comfortable for patients. Thanks to digitisation, both the therapy and the results can be simulated and optimised. Experts acknowledge the advantages and opportunities presented by digital orthodontics. Yet, several practices and labs were reluctant in introducing digitisation into their work processes because only stand-alone solutions were available. CA DIGITAL is the first company to offer holistic digital solutions that facilitate a wide range of orthodontic treatment applications within a single system. Practitioners can thus specifically select the extent and level of digitisation to meet their requirements. As a result, the vision of having a holistic digital workflow that covers all processes ranging from diagnosis and treatment planning to the final result has finally become reality.
Digital Orthodontics – the competitive edge for your practice
The integration of digital processes and treatment solutions ensures greater efficiency and competitive advantages in addition to improved precision levels for therapy planning and the manufacture of treatment devices. Digital simulation of the course of treatment facilitates greater accuracy of treatment results. In addition, predictive, long-term treatment planning also reduces the number of individual visits to the practitioner and the overall treatment duration. Greater efficiency and improved workflows ensure optimum treatment quality. Thanks to innovative methods that represent high added value for practitioners and patients, you can make your practice stand out from the competition and create a strong positioning on the market. Computer-aided treatment minimises the error rate and helps make high quality standards reproducible – a key factor for practices with several junior doctors.
DIGITAL ORTHODONTICS – TREMENDOUS MARKET
OPPORTUNITIES FOR ORTHODONTISTS AND DENTISTS
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- Accurate, predictable treatment and consulting
- The highest level of treatment quality, faster implementation
- More accurate results, high-precision planning options
- Greater efficiency in workflows, minimum number of errors
- Greater convenience for patients as a result of fewer visits to the doctor and shorter treatment duration
- Greater competitive advantages, thanks to innovative treatment methods
- Quality standards within the practice can be easily reproduced
- More convincing cosmetic and clinical treatment results
- Full treatment and cost control
- Economic benefits by saving time
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT IS DIGITAL ORTHODONTICS?
Digital orthodontics refers to the substitution of manual processes by digital processes. This begins with patient data acquisition in the administration software and continues through digital imaging and scanning systems. Once all patient and diagnostic data is entered, it is processed professionally and accurately by means of a specific software. Following the case analysis and diagnosis, a treatment plan – i.e. a so-called target set-up or the digital placement of braces – is generated with the help of digital measurement instruments. Thereafter, models for the manufacture of treatment devices are prepared by means of 3D printers or are ordered online as a CAD/CAM (computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing) service from appropriate digital service providers (for instance, CA DIGITAL).
WHAT SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE DO I NEED?
Basically, you do not need much more than a PC with internet access – as you can easily and conveniently order several individual digital process steps online. Those who choose to be more modern and faster can already take an impression using an intraoral scanner or scan their working models. In the initial stage, the acquisition of 3D printers is not a must for your practice, especially when, if at all, you only own a small lab. Professionals who intend to manage their set-up or braces planning solutions on their own will of course require the appropriate software (for instance, OnyxCeph 3TM CA SMART 3D). Those who prefer to let others take care of the planning can also participate in the digital workflows without needing any software.
HOW DO I GET STARTED IN THE FIELD OF DIGITAL ORTHODONTICS?
Thanks to CA DIGITAL, getting started with digital orthodontics is a breeze: Simply register online in the Treatment Manager and directly order treatment solutions for your patients.