COMPARATIVE STUDY ON CLASSIC VS. DIGITAL IMPRESSION IN FIXED PROSTHETICS

  • Irina GRĂDINARU “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi
  • Cristina Gena DASCĂLU “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi
  • Magda-Ecaterina ANTOHE “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi

Abstract

Intraoral digital impression is a revolutionary breakthrough and an important step forward in dentistry due to its accuracy in achieving high-precision prosthetic work on natural teeth or dental implants. The aim of this study is to analyze the established differences between the digital impression and the classic impression in relation to the specific features of the clinical case. Material and methods: The study included 58 patients diagnosed with partially reduced edentulousness or with extensive destruction of the dental units who received fixed therapy anchored in a non-metallic registry of prosthetic restorations represented by ceramic crowns on zirconium support. Results: Optical impression in conventional prosthetics plays a very important role as it is the first step in the complete digital line of prosthetic construction. The accuracy and precision of the impressions are key points in the marginal fit of the prosthetic work and therefore in the success of the prosthetic treatment. Conclusions: Dental digital impression is a non-invasive, simple, practical, accurate and patient-friendly procedure that eliminates many of the inconveniences of conventional impressions.

Author Biographies

Irina GRĂDINARU, “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi

Faculty of Dental Medicine
Department of Implantology, Removable Prostheses, Dental Prostheses Technology

Cristina Gena DASCĂLU, “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi

Faculty of Medicine
Department of Preventive Medicine and Interdisciplinarity

Magda-Ecaterina ANTOHE, “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi

Faculty of Dental Medicine
Department of Implantology, Removable Prostheses, Dental Prostheses Technology

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Published
2021-12-30