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What are your options for intra-oral scanners?

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A regular contributor to CDA Oasis, Dr. Mike Racich is back to give a presentation about intra-oral scanner technology.

About Dr. Racich

Dr. Mike Racich is a general dentist in Vancouver, British Columbia, and a graduate of UBC Dental School with more than 30-years’ experience. Since the late 1990’s, he has been mentoring his dental colleagues and does so currently via didactic and clinical study clubs, coaching, consultation, proprietary programs, and lecturing. He has also written several dental articles in peer-reviewed and non-peer-reviewed publications and authored three books 

During this discussion, Dr. Racich talks about:

  • Should you purchase an intra-oral scanner and if so, when?
  • What intra-oral scanners are available and how to select the right one.Should you purchase an intra-oral scanner and if so, when?
  • What intra-oral scanners are available and how to select the right one.
  • What does current scientific literature tell us about intra-oral scanner technology efficiency and effectiveness?
  • Determining clinically acceptable ranges of fit for a dental team.
  • Assessing scanner precision and accuracy.
  • How does your comfort zone and business model and values align with intra-oral scanner and other technology?
  • Overall thoughts on oral-scanners including cost, technology, advantages, disadvantages, and advice for young dentists.
  • How to make a good purchase decision if you do buy an oral-scanner. 

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  1. Richard B.T. Price April 17, 2019

    We are rightfully uptight about sterilization.
    How do we sterilize intra-oral scanners? We can wipe them down and in some cases autoclave the sheath, but it is unacceptable to wipe down mirrors or handpieces. So why is it acceptable to wipe down the scanner?

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