Dr. Parker uses a lot of technology to make having braces a better experience for patients - like the iTero Digital Scanner created by the same people who make Invisalign®. With iTero, we no longer have to take those goopy, uncomfortable impressions to get a model of the patient's teeth. That's good news for everyone!
Using a digital scanner, our team will capture a three-dimensional (3-D) digital impression of your teeth and bite. These impressions enable Dr. Parker to create a personalized treatment plan that meets your unique anatomy so we can customize more efficient (and more comfortable) treatment. We can also use them to create a virtual treatment plan, showing you how your teeth will move even before your treatment begins.
Some benefits of iTero digital impressions include:
Accuracy: They capture the exact contours of your teeth.
Efficiency: They require less time in the treatment chair.
Comfort: Taking the digital images is less invasive. No goopy impression material is used, making the entire experience more comfortable.
Customization: They provide a digital accuracy so we can customize your treatment.