From Goop and Gag to Digital
by Dr. Cheryl Malick, DMD
embrace the benefits
Say good-bye to the goop and the gag,
of the digital impression!
Dentistry is no stranger to advancements with all things digital.
We have all experienced the marvels and health benefits of digital x rays and digital intraoral cameras. But did you know that old-school impressions are no longer the only option?
With state-ofthe-art technology, making a great – and – comfortable impression with a digital scanner has never been easier.
Let’s face it – It’s not easy to stop your gag reflex when getting a goop-filled dental impression made! There are several digital impression machines available today which allow your dentist to take a digital impression – a highly accurate, digital 3D image of the individual characteristics of your tooth surfaces and gum tissue.
The digital scanner is all about keeping you comfortable while delivering precise imagery, without the putty-filled impression tray that makes you gag.
Not only is it more comfortable, but taking a digital scan for your new crown, bridge, or other dental work is quick and accurate, which allows you to spend less time at the dentist’s office and more time enjoying your new smile.
• No gooey mess associated with
• Breathe and swallow naturally
during the digital 3D scan
• No unpleasant taste
• Can take impressions on patients
of all ages and of all sizes of mouths
• Does not expose you to radiation
• Uses a laser to generate the images
• Precise fit of crowns, bridges, veneers and other dental
• Eliminates the need to retake impressions multiple times
• View 3D scans onscreen with your dentist immediately
• Digital impressions taken for restorative purposes are
complete in two to five minutes.
So, say good-bye to the goop and the gag, and embrace the
benefits of the digital impression.
Dr. Cheryl Malick and the Dental Excellence team
are pleased to be serving the Naples area and look
forward to personally welcoming you today. We are
proud to be celebrating our 10 year anniversary. Look
for Dental Excellence, 7955 Airport Rd. N Suite 201,
in the Fountain Park Office Centre near the corner of
Airport Road North and Vanderbilt Beach Road.
If you are interested in learning more about
Dr. Malick’s iTero digital impression scanner or
have any dental questions, call us today to schedule
your complimentary consultation at 239.596.3434 or
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