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A case study on a chairside workflow

Crown-lay lithium disilicate restoration using chairside workflow


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Learn this digital workflow to design, produce, and seat a crown-lay restoration in 75 minutes of clinician time. Fast, efficient and with predictable results.

Three things to learn from this case:


The simplicity and efficiency of crown design and marginal fit.

Pre-preparation scan

The ability to design the crown by using the original tooth as a guide in the pre-preparation scan.

Design and adapt

The ability to design, adjust, and adapt the crown to the patient’s own specific excursive movement, or with a traditional semi-adjustable, virtual articulator.

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About Dr. Kasen Somana

Dr. Somana is a digital dentistry rockstar with over a decade of experience and expertise. He's one of only 15 clinicians worldwide handpicked to collaborate with 3Shape on the development of TRIOS Design Studio. With a wealth of knowledge backed by research and hands-on experience, he spent 18 months meticulously testing and refining different digital workflows to create a foolproof method for seamless digital integration and practice optimization. His ultimate goal? To help every dentist harness the power of digital dentistry and reach their full potential through top-notch education and training. Dr. Somana is also the principal dentist at Signature Dentistry in Toorak, Australia, and the clinical director of CADD.

Products used in this case:
3Shape TRIOS intraoral scanner 
3Shape TRIOS Design Studio

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