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3Shape Splint Studio for dental labs now available in the USA

Intuitive solution enables the fast and easy design and production of all major single-jaw occlusal splint types

Copenhagen, December 12, 2019 – 3Shape announces its 3Shape Splint Studio is now available in the United States. Splint Studio makes use of 3Shape’s splint design software, which has just received FDA 510(k) market clearance. This now opens the Splint Studio workflow and solution up to dental professionals in the USA.

The extremely fast and intuitive 3Shape Splint Studio workflow allows dental professionals to very quickly design and produce all major single-jaw occlusal splint types in just a few clicks.

With step by step workflows powered by 3Shape splint design software, Splint Studio includes several exciting features which make designing exceptionally fast, more efficient, and predictable. Resulting designs can then be milled or printed from an ever-growing range of supported mills and printers as part of 3Shape’s open ecosystem.

New Features of 3Shape Splint Design Software

3Shape Splint Studio splint design software

3Shape Splint Studio will be available to dental professionals in the USA on December 18, 2019 and included in the Dental System 2019 Premium and Dental System Complete Restorative software packages.

3Shape LabCare customers with either of the Dental System software packages can add the Splint Studio solution (for free) as part of their 3Shape subscription. Professionals should contact their reseller for information on how to get the upgrade.

“Designing and producing all major single-jaw occlusal splint types are some of the most profitable services dental professionals can provide. Splint Studio, powered by our splint design software, makes it easy for any lab to confidently and inexpensively deliver these solutions to their customers,” says 3Shape Senior Vice President of Product Strategy, Rune Fisker.

3Shape Splint Workflow Highlights:

  • Automatically raise the occlusal surface to the antagonist cusp tips – the software automatically makes a smooth surface that touches the antagonist cusp tips in selected areas for faster and more predictable design.
  • Create slanted bite ramps in just a few clicks - the software automatically creates bite ramps exactly where and at the angle you choose. The occlusal compass displays which excursions generate which contacts.
  • Enforce minimum thicknesses - the software notifies you whether the chosen minimum thickness is respected in the design, highlights discrepancies and can automatically repair them at the user’s discretion.