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The Importance of Digital Intraoral Scanner in Your Practice

March 8, 2022

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dental practice equipment with an intraoral scanner and image on screen

With technology constantly advancing and changing these days, it can be difficult to know which devices are truly innovative and which are just “new.” When it comes to your dental practice, you want to invest in technology that will help you bring in more revenue, not in frivolous or flashy gadgets.

If you want your practice to continue succeeding far into the future, it is important to integrate intraoral scanners into your practice. Compared to some other pieces of technology, these scanners are clearly advantageous—keep reading to find out how!


Questions to Ask Your Dental Lab Before You Send an Order

February 7, 2022

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dental lab technician working on restorations in a dental lab

After years of working with the same dental lab, you’ve decided to search for a new one. Perhaps you think you’ve found a good match for your restoration and aligner needs, but before you submit your first order with them, there are some questions you need to get answered.

When you take the time to discuss these issues early on, you don’t have to be unpleasantly surprised later on. Furthermore, by finding a dental lab that puts your and your patient’s smile first, you’re sure to have happier patients who return for more dental work in the future.


Choosing a New Dental Lab for Clear Aligners

January 7, 2022

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hand holding clear aligners from a new dental lab

You haven’t been impressed by the clear aligners you’ve worked with in the past. After much deliberation, you’ve decided to step away from the huge name-brand like Invisalign, but you still want to offer clear aligners to your patients. Well, you have another alternative available!

Smile Shapers, fabricated by a trusted dental lab, can allow you to change patients’ lives without giving you the headaches of dealing with a large, impersonal company. However, there aren’t many dental labs that work with Smile Shapers. Is it really worth finding a new dental lab for clear aligners? Absolutely!


3 Signs That You Should Switch Dental Labs

December 9, 2021

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dentist sitting at a desk thinking about their dental lab

At the end of the year, many people take a close look at their lives and try to improve. While some choose to make lifestyle changes cut out something that is holding them back from succeeding. As you enter 2022, it can be productive as a small business owner to reexamine what could be keeping your dental practice from thriving. Could it be your dental lab? Now is the perfect time to consider switching to a different one that can deliver high quality products on time, utilize new technology, and get orders right the first time.


Using Digital Impressions to Improve Dental Implant Treatment

November 15, 2021

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patient having digital impressions taken

Digital photos, digital learning, digital electronic devices. It seems like every business or field is going digital these days, but before you jump on the bandwagon with digital impressions, you want to make sure it’s the right choice for your dental practice. You know the tried-and-true putty impressions work, but could they be improved with technology, especially for dental implants? Read on to find out!


3 Reasons to Choose Perfect Impressions for Removable and All-On-4 Dentures

August 16, 2021

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diagram of All-On-4 dentures

In countless ways, modern technology has helped improve people’s quality of life. However, age-old problems still exist. For instance, tooth loss is still a major dental issue. In fact, 40 million American adults have no natural teeth left at all. Even after total tooth loss, your patients depend on you to provide them with a complete, healthy smile. They need durable, realistic prosthetic teeth that give them back oral function and confidence, whether it’s through modern removable dentures or All-On-4 implant dentures. To make sure you deliver the best products available, you need to work with Perfect Impressions Dental Lab. Need more reasons to give us a call? Then, read on!


Occlusal Splints: Preventing Damage from Bruxism

June 17, 2021

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patient holding an occlusal splint

During a routine checkup, you notice the classic signs of bruxism: excessive wear on certain teeth, flattened surfaces, or even minor chips or cracks. You know that if you don’t mention it, you will likely have some additional work in the future, possibly with dental crowns, veneers or even more. Is it really worth talking to the patient about bruxism and occlusal splints? Absolutely! At Perfect Impressions, we believe that when prevention is best whenever possible. In this post, we’ll explain why we encourage occlusal splints for bruxism and why we’re the right dental lab to work with!


Want Truly Custom Shade Matching? Here Are 5 Necessary Steps

April 15, 2021

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patient with custom shade matching tabs

You’ve seen plenty of them before—patients with restorations that haven’t been correctly matched to their natural teeth. These restorations stand out in the worst way and leave the patients feeling self-conscious, frustrated, and dissatisfied with the care they’ve received. At all costs, you want to avoid having this happen to your patients; otherwise, you could lose them as well others they’ve told about their experience. But how can make sure that the restorations you place have custom shade matching? Read on to find out!


Thinking about Clear Aligners? What You Need to Consider

February 12, 2021

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person holding clear aligners

As a general dentist, you try to meet your patients’ needs as much as possible. In your continuing education coursework, you keep your skills sharp and learn about new techniques and new technology so that you can improve the care your patients experience. But have you considered offering clear aligners at your practice? Implementing this service requires relatively little training and has the potential to help both you and your patients tremendously. Read on to learn more about how clear aligners can contribute to your success.


3 Problems with Traditional Impressions That Digital Dentistry Solves

January 15, 2021

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dental imprints in putty

Are you a little set in your ways? Maybe you always go to the same restaurant and order the same dish. You stick to what you know and what you’re comfortable with. In some areas of life, that’s okay! However, in others, such as the technology you use in your practice, there comes a point where the traditional way of doing something becomes less efficient or effective. You strive to provide top-quality care, which is why you need to consider your alternatives for traditional impressions. Below are some of the problems with this outdated method and how digital dentistry can help your practice improve.

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