digital study models

Investing in Digital Impression Technology for your Orthodontic Practice

Here is a great article comparing the cost of traditional Orthodontics and Digital Orthodontics. Just do the math with your own practice to see the savings with ANY Intra-Oral Scanner!

 Oh by the way, we are accepting .STL files from Carestream's CS3500 Intra-Oral Scanner!



*This article was written by Dr. Robert L. Waugh, DMD on the Digital Image Stream,  The Carestream Dental Blog.

Good news for Digital Study Models!

 Good news about Digital Study models directly from the ABO website:

 " Pretreatment/Interim digital models will be accepted in universal formats
For examinations conducted after January 2014 and for treatment initiated on or after June 1, 2013, digital pretreatment and allowable interim models will be acceptable only in universal file formats (PLY, STL, or OBJ) that are constructed according to ABO specifications."

Reserve Ortho Lab creates Digital Study Models that adhere to the ABO standards! We use the latest software available which allows our Digital Study Models to be within the ABO standard.

For a direct link to the ABO website click here

Why you should be using digital study models!

Digital study models are all about the convenience it offers you. If you're tired of the current issues that traditional plaster study models give you, problem solved! Going digital means that your study model files are easily stored by Reserve Orthodontic Laboratory on our offsite server where they are protected, secure, and backed up. Digital models has completely streamlined the retrieval of a current or past case. Digital study models are also a very cost effective way of cutting down your current study model costs, no more expensive storage facility fees, no more messes and costs that come with plaster. The viewing software is free and very easy to use and quick to download. The software is completely compatible with the most popular orthodontic and dental practice software in use today.

Reserve Orthodontic Laboratory has been offering digital study model service for almost a year and we have had great success in bringing this new technology to our lab. We believe that as technology in the practice advances, we the lab, must also advance; which is exactly why we have entered into the digital study model world. The best available software and scanning technology is currently in use at our lab, the 3shape R700 scanner and OrthoAnalyzer software are used to produce the study models. So why wait? Join us in the digital study model revolution.