The CAD CAM dental is a technological system that leaves the design and preparation of dental prostheses by computer. Through this digital technology we are able to design and manufacture very precise dental restorations and of high quality. These peculiarities allow us to greatly reduce the margin of human failure.

These fabrication is done from a three-dimensional digital reproduction of the mouth, achieving a perfect fit of the prosthesis.

CAD CAM TECHNOLOGY

The CAD technology (computer-aided design) CAM (dental-assisted manufacturing) is a fundamental step forward in relation to conventional dentistry.

This gives us an enormous precision in the diagnosis and preparation, apart from allowing us to simulate the surgery that we are going to use in the chosen area.

CAD CAM technology consists of three processes:

  1. The scan of the tooth or tooth implant in the model.
  2. The PC design of the aesthetic prosthesis through a three-dimensional software that allows the calculation of the insertion axes, have reference of the opposing model, draw a line in the cervical margin and five hundred percent increments.
  3. Robotic milling or fabrication of the parts from the design information of the prosthesis in a few minutes.

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ADVANTAGES OF CAD DENTAL CAD

Dental prostheses manufactured with CAD CAM technology present a more precise marginal adaptation thanks to the automated design and milling procedure.

  • High dental aesthetics due to the fact that it uses enormously translucent porcelain.
  • Precision in the adaptation to the teeth with a precise marginal sealing, which guarantees its performance in the long term.
  • Speed in manufacturing because it is robotized and facilitates the steps in the laboratory.
  • Greater planning of interventions, since they let the dentist know precisely where to place the implants and have a guide to avoid any change in the planned situation.

Steps to continue in orthopedic rehabilitation with this technology applied to dentistry:

  • The dentist does the carving or preparation of the tooth or implant in the clinic, takes the impressions from the patient’s mouth and makes a plaster model that sends to the laboratory.
  • We use CAD CAM to scan and transfer to the computer the digitized model of the patient’s mouth.
  • With a computer program prostheses are designed on the digitized image of the patient’s mouth
  • Once the teeth have been designed, the order is given to the computer or it begins to mill the zirconium until the tooth has been obtained as it was developed in the PC.
  • The finished tooth is sent by prosthesis to the doctor to be able to put it on the patient. This digital technology is used singularly in the manufacture of crowns, bridges, veneers and sub-structures of titanium or zirconium for rehabilitation and also dental implants.

The CAD CAM and the different ceramic materials can be manufactured in all kinds of aesthetic restorations and metal-free prostheses. It is the most innovative digital technology for high quality treatments and to make more precise restorations, since it uses the computer not only to design, but also to manufacture oral prostheses.