Sheela Kannan, Chalakuzhiyil Abraham Mathew, Roseline Savarimuthu Paulraj
2020 Zenodo  
Intraoral scanners (IOSs) are devices used for capturing direct optical impressions in dentistry. IOS eliminates the errors that are encountered with the conventional impression making procedures. The last decade has seen an increasing number of optical IOS devices, and these are based on different technologies. The objective of this review article is to discuss intraoral scanners with regards to its technology, generation systems, scanning paths, necessity of a powdering medium, accuracy
more » ... ess and precision), intermaxillary relationship registration, commercially available IOS, clinical recommendations, advantages, disadvantages, indications and contraindications. Digital impressions with IOS is likely going to be a routine procedure in dentistry in the near future.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4307635 fatcat:zvrpn27mcjdnzjzwhrbxqb4nii