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New scanners and software for dental labs

In Chicago we introduced new versions of our D-series benchtop scanners with improved scanning speeds, accuracy and interior size. We also launched two new lab scanner models: the D2000 and D1000 that feature multi-line scan technology. Our new proprietary multi-line technology has been shown in trials to increase scanning speeds by upwards of 30%.

3Shape scanners boost speed and performance

The new versions of the D-series benchtop scanner are the D750 and D850, which are major upgrades of the former D700 and D800 scanner models. The two, along with the presently available D900L, now feature a new technology platform combined with a larger interior space and blue LED for reduced scan noise.

3 years of LABcare™ included

In addition, the D750, D850, and D900L also include a three-year subscription to 3Shape LABcare™. The three-year LABcare™ bundle features free yearly software updates, product training, and service. The included subscription offer is valid until September 30, 2015.

The D-series also contains the D500 desktop scanner and includes a cost-effective option to extend the LABcare™ package to three years.

Two new D-series lab scanners released: D2000 and D1000

In Chicago, we introduced two new D-series lab scanners, the D2000, and D1000. The two scanners are equipped with 4 x 5.0 MP cameras and high-quality mechanics to improve scanning accuracy and the aforementioned multi-line technology for increased scanning speeds.

NEW D2000 – reduces handling time by 40%

The D2000 desktop lab scanner additionally includes several other breakthroughs like, “All-in-One” scanning and a large interior with room for two models. 

All-in-One scanning

All-in-One scanning and the D2000s large interior space enable dental technicians to capture both the upper and lower models, inserted dies, and occlusion information in a single scan. The technology also enables the D2000 scanner to ”see” around dies in the model so that there is no need in most cases to remove dies during scanning. *

A process that can eliminate four out of the five workflow steps used to scan e.g., a 3-unit bridge. And reduce workflow steps to result in a handling time-savings of up to 40% for dental labs.

Additionally, 3Shape Auto-Occlusion Technology makes the taking of a separate bite scan unnecessary. Auto-Occlusion Technology merges the previously simultaneously-scanned models within the software to create a correct bite.

D2000 and D1000 lab scanner 

D2000 Dental Lab Desktop Scanner

  • 4 x 5 MP cameras, Blue LED Multi-line
  • Accuracy: 5 μm (ISO) / 8 μm (Implant bar)
  • Die scan time: 15 sec
  • Full arch scan time: 25 sec
  • Color texture scanning
  • No need for separate die scan*
  • All-in-one scanning: room for 2 models

Documented accuracy in all 3Shape scanners

3Shape measures, controls and documents scanner accuracy, in all its scanners, using well-defined standards and metrology procedures. 3Shapes high scan accuracy is validated in accordance with ISO 12836 – a standard that specifies a test protocol for the assessment of crown and bridge accuracy in dental scanners. Implant bars and bridges represent the most accuracy-demanding indication. Complementing the ISO standard, 3Shape additionally validates scan accuracy using specially designed implant objects. 

* An additional die scan may be required for cases with exceedingly limited interproximal space between dies and neighboring teeth. All dies must be trimmed and models section.

Dental System 2015

The new Dental System 2015 was also introduced in Chicago. It has added several new and exciting features plus 3rd party integrations and libraries. Read more