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CAD/CAM Update - Technologies and Materials and Clinical Perspectives CAD/CAM Update - Technologies and Materials and Clinical Perspectives

Author(s):

Edward A. McLaren, DDS, MDC;Lu Hyo, MDC

Date Added:

6/24/2010


Summary:

New CAD/CAM systems and technologies are being introduced to the dental marketplace at an ever-increasing rate. Most dental companies that are involved with restorative dentistry are already in the market or are in the process of developing a system or material for the CAD/CAM market. To give the reader an idea of how industry or business views the dentalmarket, TDS, whose parent company makes Nike™ shoes, recently has entered the CAD/CAM market. Because of the growing confusion as to what these technologies are, what they will do, and, more importantly, what the clinical and laboratory guidelines for using these materials and techniques are, this article will address the important points of these topics.

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