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Dentistry
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Are Digital Models Replacing Plaster Casts?

Sercan Akyalcin*

Sercan Akyalcin, DDS, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Texas Science Health Science Center at Houston, School of Dentistry, Department of Orthodontics, USA

*Corresponding Author:
Sercan Akyalcin, DDS, PhD
Assistant Professor, School of Dentistry
Department of Orthodontics
University of Texas Science Health Science Center at Houston, USA
Tel: 713-500-4219
Fax: 713-500-4123
E-mail: [email protected]

Received date August 19, 2011; Accepted date October 15, 2011; Published date October 20, 2011

Citation: Akyalcin S (2011) Are Digital Models Replacing Plaster Casts?. Dentistry 1:e102. doi:10.4172/2161-1122.1000e102

Copyright: © 2011 Akyalcin S. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

 

Abstract

Digital technology has vastly integrated into dental practice via recent advances in computer sciences. All the diagnostic information including patient history, photographs, radiographs, treatment plans and progress notes, as well as dental casts can now be stored electronically without the need for additional space in the office, thus reducing the costs involved. Aside from the advantage of accessing the data immediately, the ability to examine and analyze models digitally, and the facilitation of treatment planning presentations on today's high-definition computer screens is more appealing than plaster models. Furthermore, physical plaster models are also subject to degradation and breakage. But are we ready to completely replace plaster casts, which have been the standard of care in dentistry.

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