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3Shape TRIOS® has been included in a wealth of externally funded clinical studies. They focus on everything from accuracy, comparising convential versus digital, full-arch as well as in-vitro and in-vivo. Browse studies

TRIOS Cases

Dr. Douglas G Watt

Onlay for upper right molar using chairside workflow with 3Shape TRIOS Design Studio

The case demonstrates a full digital workflow and direct integration between the 3Shape TRIOS Design Studio and the DGShape DWX-42W mill to allow for in house manufacture of the restoration.

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Dr. Anthony Mak

Upper full arch rehabilitation using 3D printed temporary restorations

A 79-year old male patient with moderate to advanced bone loss affecting many of his upper and lower teeth. The treatment goal was to rehabilitate the upper arch with a combination of crowns and implant retained restorations.

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Dr. Han Choi

Immediate implant placement and restoration using a modeless digital workflow

26-year-old male patient presented with a traumatic injury to the tooth 11, sustaining a complicated crown-root fracture. A modeless digital workflow was used for the immediate implant placement and restoration. The case study describes the modeless digital workflow for an immediate implant placement and restoration.

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Dr. Jonathan L. Ferencz, D.D.S.

Full-coverage crown restorations

A male patient in his mid-60s presented with a chief complaint about the esthetics of his anterior maxillary and mandibular teeth (crowding, severe tetracycline staining). Proposed treatment involves placing milled monolithic lithium disilicate (IPS e.max CAD, Ivoclar Vivadent) full-coverage crown restorations on seven maxillary teeth (#6 through #12) and six mandibular teeth (#22 through #27). Workflow is completely digital.

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Eric Kukucka

Digital denture workflow for a fully edentulous patient

Case describes a male, fully edentulous patient in need of a new set of dentures. The patient’s dentition became terminal due to a past drug addiction several years ago. He has been rehabilitated with numerous sets of conventional dentures in the past.

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Dr. Éléonore Crauste

Implant restoration of #25 using digital workflow and surgical guide

The case study describes the digital workflow for an implant restoration of the second left maxillary premolar.

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Dr. Thomas Faber

Replacement of an implant retained overdenture utilizing 3D scanning

The case describes the replacement of a more than 15-year old implant retained denture using a digital workflow developed by Dr. Faber.

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Dr. George Michelinakis

Maxillary restoration with full arch fixed prosthesis on six implants

The case describes 44-year old male patient in need of a restoration of the maxilla using a full-arch fixed prosthesis on six implants.

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Dr. Caroline Thomas

Six-unit bridge using a digital workflow, despite patient limitations

Case describes an 80-year old patient with root fractures and a four-wall boney defect. Grafting and implants were not an option. The case study describes the digital workflow for creating a zirconia bridge to replace teeth #6-12.

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Dr. Valerie Cooper

Creating low cost, functional dentures using a digital workflow and in-house printer

Case describes how with the help of technology, a patient who ordinarily may not receive care is able to. Using 3Shape design software enabled the design and printing of dentures at a lower cost in an easy to fabricate method. The case study describes the digital workflow used for creating and 3D printing a denture.

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Germen Versteeg

Immediate dentures based on digital impressions and digital workflow

Case describes a patient suffering from parodontitis in need of a full denture. An intraoral scan and Smile Design were used to design the full denture. The case study describes the digital full arch workflow for the planning and production of a denture.

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Dr. Douglas G Watt

Onlays and crown for lower right quadrant using model free digital workflow

Case describes a prosthodontic restoration of the lower right quadrant using onlays and a single lithium disilicate crown. Planning and workflow were model free and performed using 3Shape TRIOS and Dental System software. The case study describes the model free digital workflow used in the planning, placement and prosthodontic restoration of the lower right quadrant.

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Dr. Édouard Lanoiselée

E.max Veneerlay on the Lower Left First Molar

"On clinical examination, we can see a lingual crack and an occlusal-mesial leakage of the amalgam. Due to the large size of the defective restoration, the treatment choice is to use an indirect bonded restoration – veneerlay type," Dr. Édouard Lanoiselée. The case study describes the digital workflow for planning and placement of an e.max veneerlay on the lower left first molar.

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Dr. Anthony Mak

3Shape TRIOS Implant Scanning

Case describes a prosthodontic restoration of the lower right first premolar with a screw-retained implant supported crown. Planning driven by TRIOS implant scanning, software and 3Shape scan bodies. The case study describes the full digital workflow in the planning, immediate guided surgical placement and the prosthodontic restoration of the lower right first premolar.

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Dr. Anthony Mak

Screw retained implant crown restoration with digital workflow using scan body and surgical guide

Patient complained of pain and mobility from the right first premolar (tooth 44). Examination revealed class 2 mobility and deep periodontal pocketing localized to the tooth. The case study describes the full digital workflow in the planning, immediate guided surgical placement and the prosthodontic restoration of the lower right first premolar.

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Dr. Luke Cronin

Replacement of existing 6 porcelain veneers with 10 all-ceramic veneers with digital workflow

Patient is a 26-year old female that presented with 6 existing, 3-year old porcelain veneers and was unhappy with the appearance. They were too labially placed with a significant midline cant and the canines flared. The decision was made to replace the existing 6 porcelain veneers with 10 all ceramic veneers. The procedure was performed using a digital workflow including Smile Design and bis-acryllic temporary mock-up.

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Dr. Salvatore Agosta

Class I occlusion treated with F22 Aligners

A 26 -year-old female (TV personality) looking to improve her smile. As a celebrity, the patient’s goal is to obtain the best smile possible without fixed appliances due to her public profile. The patient was presented with a treatment plan consisting of no. 12 clear aligners to be changed every two weeks. She was able to view the treatment on a video (3Shape Ortho Analyzer) including debonding.

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Dr. Philip Tan

4-unit bridge supported by 2 implants

Patient presented with mobile upper anterior teeth which protruded facially. Treatment called for a screw retained 4-unit layered zirconia bridge supported by 2 Co-Axis implants.

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Dr. George Michelinakis

Rehabilitation of a maxillectomy patient using digital workflow

Patient diagnosed with Squamous Cell Carcinoma of his right premaxilla and nasal cavity days before his restorative treatment is scheduled. The successful case documents that the 3Shape TRIOS intraoral scanner was capable of scanning both teeth and soft tissue (a resected maxilla) with high accuracy and precision.

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Dr. Luis Cuadrado de Vicente

Four implants on upper incisors – digital workflow

Female patient aged 62. The patient is healthy but with failing dentition in the upper maxilla, 11, 21, 12, 22. The patient would like to improve her functionality and oral esthetics.

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Dr. Anthony Mak

Placement of implant-retained provisional bridge using guided surgery and a full digital workflow

Patient in his early 80s with a chief complaint of recurrent pain, discomfort and swelling from his lower dentition. Treatment called for provision of an immediate implant retained fixed provisional bridge.

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Dr. Francisco Teixeira Barbosa

Replacement of central incisor with digital workflow

Patient is suffering from the continuous decimation of her crown on the central incisor. Remaining stump has subgingival margins and the typical appearance of having suffered continued leaks.

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Dr. Nelson Silva

Single implant rehabilitation

This case describes an aesthetic and functional rehabilitation of an upper premolar. Dr. Nelson used the TRIOS® intraoral scanner and the Implant Studio® software for the implant planning and surgical guide design as well as Dental System™ for the making of the final prosthesis. Dr. Nelson says: “In the case presented here, the combination of TRIOS® and Implant Studio® with Dental System™ to manufacture the prosthesis has generated a predictability on the execution, from the correct positioning of the implant to the restoration placement.”

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Dr. Nawakamon Suriyan

Implant restoration in the aesthetic zone

Male patient, 72 years old, with a 3 months prior extract from failed root canal treatment on supported bridge 13–22. Patient would like a fix prosthodontics for missing teeth.

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Dr. Jaemin Lee

Immediate loading implant surgery

Patient is 32-year old male suffering from multiple loss of teeth due to severe dental caries. Exposed root rests were all unusable as abutment teeth and remaining teeth were erupted and not in their own occlusal position. The treatment plan was divided into five phases. Dr. Lee says that “with the advent of dental CAD/CAM technology like Implant Studio®, we can now anticipate the position of the implants before surgery. And with this, immediately loaded implant prosthesis are much more precise and easier to place."

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Dr. Jaemin Lee

Full mouth rehabilitation

Dr. Lee has been chief dentist at the Jungplant Dental Office in Seoul since 2010. Many of Dr. Lee’s patients are elderly. This has provided Dr. Lee with extensive experience in working with full-mouth rehabilitation and partially edentulous cases. The treatment plan called for three phases. Each involved extensive surgery and restorative design. Dr. Lee says, “Implant Studio enables me to intuitively plan a surgery based on the prosthetic considerations. As this case illustrates, being able to virtually place and verify the implant position for the final prosthesis prior to surgery is extremely valuable.”

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Dr. Philip Tan

Benefits of guided surgery

Dr. Tan presents three different types of cases. Each case uses 3Shape Implant Studio® and TRIOS® intraoral color scans for the implant planning and surgical guide design.<br /> Patient 1 is an upper lateral incisor replacement;<br /> Patient 2 is upper central incisor tooth replacement;<br /> Patient 3 is a patient requesting the replacement of teeth 46 and 47.

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Dr. Jaemin Lee

Restorative and orthodontic interdisciplinary treatment

Female patient aged 42. Patient wants to replace old PFM crowns on #12, #22 as they have poor margins as well as close the gap between teeth #11 and #21. Upon stabilizing patient’s periodontal tissue, orthodontic treatment using a clear aligner created with 3Shape OrthoAnalyzer would be applied to close gap, a single visit restoration would be used to replace PFM crowns after.

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Dental Cases

CMR Dental and Team Aesthetics

Designing 12-20 crowns an hour with CAD/CAM

"The high accuracy, consistency and productivity achieved using 3Shape systems has enabled CMRDental Laboratories to develop a new business model to providing greater value to their customers while increasing their productivity potential,” Matt Roberts, CMRDental Laboratory.

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Garbident

90% of all tasks moved to digital workflows

“3Shape is well ahead of the pack…. With such pace and diligence, I am sure that in the near future 3Shape will enable laboratories to perform practically 100% of their lab work digitally”. David Garcia, Dental Laboratory Garbident.

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Dr. Juha-Pekka Lyytikkä

Screw-retained bridge and crowns

The patient is a middle-aged man who had an old fibre-reinforced anterior bridge. The abutment teeth of the old bridge had severe caries and the structures of the bridge had also reached the end of their lifespan. The bridge was removed. Specialist Juha-Pekka Lyytikkä from the dental clinic Hammas-Pulssi extracted the hopeless teeth and placed three Xive 3.8 mm implants for the patient (areas of #14,12, 22). When the healing period was over, the construction of the final prosthesis was started.

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Dr. Daniel Alter, CDT

Screw-retained bridge design protocol

CDT, Daniel Alter presents the protocol for designing a screw-retained bridge using 3Shape Dental System.

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Allure Dental Studio

Going "all-in" with digital dentistry

"Our 3Shape and Objet combined solution has spurred our business growth, reduced operation costs and produces excellent restorations effortlessly day in and day out for our quality-minded dental clients," Larry Stites, CO & Founder.

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Dalsgaards Dental Laboratory

Labs welcome 3Shape TRIOS

“When we compare the detail level in the digital impression from TRIOS® with a conventional impression, the digital version comes out the winner every time... 3Shape’s system is state-of-the-art!” Kenneth Dalsgaard, Dental Technician.

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Glidewell Laboratories

3Shape CAD/CAM in a major dental lab

"I think any lab that is considering getting into digital should get in quickly, and I would recommend buying 3Shape. We use it - we can buy any system we want and 3Shape is the one we choose," Rudy Ramirez, General Manager Fixed Prosthodontics, Glidewell.

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Herning Implant Center

TRIOS helps us develop ourselves as dentists

“Why take traditional impressions, when it is possible to scan in 3D in less than three minutes and then design virtually? Dentist Simon Kold from Herning Implant Center has worked with the TRIOS® scanner since June 2011, and has no doubts about his own preference.”

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Herregaard Center Dental Clinic

Witnessing the evolution of digital impression solutions

Dentist Svend Carlsen has worked with many different intra-oral scanners over the past many years, and today his clinic uses 3Shape TRIOS® for taking the majority of their impressions. We spoke with Svend about his experiences in the past and asked for his evaluation of the latest technologies.

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Paco Mazo Dental

3Shape expands business possibilities every single year

“3Shape Dental System allows Paco Mazo Dental to make very impressive restorations no matter their complexity. Creating bars and locators was once complicated and time-consuming, but now 3Shape’s digital workflows have made these tasks easy,” Paco Mazo, Owner.

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If you are a 3Shape Trios dentist and would like to share your clinical cases, then join our 3Shape community and submit it here.

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