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3Shape TRIOS 3 Basic

Trios 3 basic digital scanner for dentists

The new entry-level intraoral scanner

Simple scan-and-send workflow

Whether you’re looking for a quality scanner to help you start your digital journey or an additional device to supplement your existing digital solution, TRIOS 3 Basic is the answer.

Our ‘scan and send-to’ solution features the superior scanning technology TRIOS is known for and enables you to send your production-ready scans to a wide range of treatment providers and more than 20,000 labs. TRIOS 3 Basic is the most affordable and flexible option for your first step into digital dentistry – you can add studio apps later.


TRIOS accuracy

18 independent studies report statistically higher accuracy for TRIOS compared with conventional impressions and/or impressions made with other major intraoral scanners1.

Easy scanning

Artificial intelligence (AI) scan technology removes excess soft tissue as you scan, making scanning easy no matter your experience level. 

Patient engagement

Create high-quality digital impressions in realistic colors. Seeing their dentition on screen in color activates quality dialogue with patients. 
TRIOS 3 Basic Specification

Trueness (Accuracy)1 6.9 ± 0.9 μm
Precision (consistency) 4.5 ± 0.9 µm
Weight 340g
Light source LED
Output format
Wireless No

As easy as a smartphone

"If you can use a smartphone, you can scan with TRIOS. As soon as I picked it up, I could do a full-arch scan,"

Dr. Barbara Jurim, Jurim Dental Group. 

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Unrivaled open ecosystem 

Choosing an open system is one of the best ways to secure access to the most up-to-date technology, materials, partners and prices. TRIOS 3 Basic enables you to send your scans to a full range of treatment providers and more than 20,000 labs for design and manufacturing, so that you can secure the best and most cost-effective options for your business.


Cloud-connect to over 20,000 TRIOS Ready Labs. Send files with a click and discuss and review cases directly from your mobile phone, tablet or laptop.
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Sleep appliance partners

Connect with sleep appliance partners directly and start offering a new and profitable indication.

Clear aligner providers

Connect with 40+ clear aligner providers right from your TRIOS.
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Implant Companies

3Shape works with over 90 major implant companies. From implant libraries to scan bodies, TRIOS connects you.
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Bracket libraries

Take advantage of official bracket libraries from the key manufacturers.
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Want more?

If you’re looking for more than a ‘scan and send-to’ solution, 3Shape TRIOS 3 may be a better fit. It comes with all our patient excitement apps and the possibility to add in-house design and production software to help you Go Beyond SCANNING. 
TRIOS 3 Basic

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  • Superior scanning technology
  • Unrivaled open system
Trios 3 basic
  • Superior scanning technology
  • Unrivaled open system
  • Patient excitement apps
  • In-house design and production
Trios 3
  • Superior scanning technology
  • Unrivaled open system
  • Patient excitement apps
  • In-house design and production
  • Caries diagnostic aid and monitoring tools*
  • Preventative care possibilities
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Digital impression taking vs analog - which one is the healthiest in a post-Covid-19 world?

What does independent research tell us about the two options, when maintaining hygiene and safety? Read a summary of research findings.

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Intraoral scanning and treatment quality — what the research says

From clinical study findings to dental professionals' experiences, all collected in one place.

Discover what studies and professionals have documented about intraoral scanner accuracy. 

Go Beyond ANALOG

With best-in-class technology and accuracy at an entry-level price.
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*Availability dependent on reseller and region. This is our recommended price. Get your promo code by submitting the form and then contact your reseller for your exact price.
Abutment Design for the design of screw retained crowns is not cleared by the FDA for clinical use in the USA.
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118 in vivo and in vitro studies (between 2015 and 2018). Data on file.

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