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Analog vs. Digital Workflows: Making the Right Choice!

23 August 2023

Analog vs. Digital Single Crown Workflows | Elegant Dental Laboratories

Welcome to Elegant Dental Laboratories, where precision and excellence meet in the world of dentistry. In today’s post, we’ll delve into the differences between analog and digital single crown workflows, helping you understand the advantages of each approach.

The Analog Approach

The analog workflow involves traditional techniques that have been the foundation of dentistry for decades. In this process, a physical impression of the patient’s teeth is taken using dental putty. This impression is then used to create a mold, which is sent to our skilled technicians at Elegant Dental Laboratories.

Our experienced technicians use their expertise to handcraft the crown, ensuring meticulous attention to detail and a personalized touch. The analog approach provides a tactile experience that allows for fine adjustments and customization, resulting in a crown that perfectly fits the patient’s unique oral structure.

The Digital Advantage

Digital single crown workflows, on the other hand, leverage cutting-edge technology to streamline and enhance the fabrication process. With digital impressions taken using intraoral scanners, the need for messy impression materials is eliminated. The digital scan is converted into a 3D model, allowing for precise measurements and digital manipulation.

Our technicians utilize CAD/CAM software to design the crown virtually. This digital approach offers unparalleled precision, consistency, and the ability to make intricate modifications. Once the design is finalized, our state-of-the-art milling machines craft the crown from a block of high-quality material, resulting in a crown that blends seamlessly with the patient’s natural teeth.

Choosing the Right Workflow: The choice between analog and digital workflows depends on various factors, including the patient’s preferences, the complexity of the case, and the desired turnaround time. Both approaches have their merits, and our team at Elegant Dental Laboratories is here to guide you in making the best choice for each individual patient.

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