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Lava™ Chairside Oral Scanner C.O.S. Digital Impression System

Lava™ Chairside Oral Scanner C.O.S. Digital Impression System


The Lava™ Chairside Oral Scanner C.O.S. is a digital impression system that provides a powerful new connection and improved productivity for a doctor and their dental lab.

 

Overview Features
and Benefits
Workflow Software 3.0 Ordering
Information

Imagine turning an uncomfortable procedure into a remarkable, interactive experience for patients and being able to confidently review your work in spectacular detail.

Benefits for Doctors:

  • Seating times of single unit crowns decreased on average by 41% when compared to traditional dental impressions¹
  • Prescribe PFM or CAD/CAM restorations
  • Assess preparations and margins using powerful tools unique to digital dentistry
  • Patients prefer a Lava C.O.S. 3D digital impression versus a traditional impression¹

Benefits to Labs:

  • 0.5% remake rate due to marginal fit, 80% below industry average²
  • Any dental lab can participate with a no-capital-investment option
  • Digital files enable timely and effective communication between lab and doctor
  • Eliminate stone model production with highly accurate and durable stereolithography (SLA) models
  • Virtually mark margins and ditch dies utilizing the exact video images doctor captured in the mouth

¹ Source: 3M internal study ² Source: 3M internal study and 2007 NADL data

Contact 3M ESPE Customer Care Center at 1-800-634-2249 or visit www.3mespe.com/LavaCOS for more information.

Throughout the world more than 140 million impressions are taken each year. Even the most experienced practitioner, using the best materials, can encounter difficulties when making an impression. Common problems include delamination, facial-lingual pulls, tearing at the margin, tray-tooth contact and stone model discrepancies.

The Lava™ C.O.S. helps solve the challenges dentists experience with traditional impressions and bring a wide range of benefits to doctors:

Productivity

  • Seating times of single unit crowns decreased on average by 41% when compared to traditional impressions¹
  • 0.5% remake rate due to marginal fit¹
  • Eliminate several steps, including tray selection, dispensing and setting of materials, and disinfecting and shipping impressions

Flexibility

  • Prescribe PFM or CAD/CAM restorations, including Lava™ Restorations
  • Work with your current lab

Patient Comfort

  • Patients prefer a Lava C.O.S. digital impression versus a traditional impression¹

Revolutionary technology

  • Capture and simultaneously view continuous 3D video images on touch screen monitor with 3D-in-Motion technology
  • Assess preparation and margin using powerful tools unique to digital dentistry

¹ Source: 3M internal data

Contact 3M ESPE Customer Care Center at 1-800-634-2249 or visit www.3mespe.com/LavaCOS for more information.

The Digital Workflow is a highly efficient, indirect restorative process used by dentists and labs to deliver a comfortable patient experience and a high-quality, precise-fitting restoration.

1

Lava™ Chairside Oral Scanner C.O.S.

Doctor captures digital impression and sends digital prescription to lab.

2

Lava C.O.S. software marks margin and design

Lab uses software to mark margin and design restoration.

3

Lava C.O.S. SLA model created

Manufacturing SLA model is created. PFM or Lava Restoration is created.

4

SLA model sent to lab.

SLA model is sent to the doctor’s lab for finishing. The final restoration is then sent to the doctor for seating.


The efficiency begins with the very first step: capturing a digital impression with the Lava™ Chairside Oral Scanner C.O.S. From there, the Lava C.O.S. continues to maximize productivity by eliminating steps at both the dental office and the lab:

Steps Eliminated at the Dentist Office

    » Tray Selection
    » Material Dispensing
    » Material Setting
    » Disinfection
    » Packaging
    » Shipping Impression

Steps Eliminated at the Lab

    » Plaster Pouring
    » Base & Pin
    » Die Cutting
    » Trimming
    » Articulation
    » Scanning

Whether you decide to use a traditional process, like PFM, or sophisticated CAD/CAM processes, including Lava™ Restorations, the Lava C.O.S. initiates the digital workflow by providing a highly accurate digital impression.

Contact 3M ESPE Customer Care Center at 1-800-634-2249 or visit www.3mespe.com/LavaCOS for more information.

Lava Software 3.0 includes several significant upgrades which improve the productivity and simplicity of the revolutionary Lava C.O.S. system.

Read our press release with all the details.

Faster

Easy Scan.
Get an overall-easier and more comfortable scanning experience. You’ll have more scanning options that require fewer wand rotations and fixed scanning paths‚ making a quadrant or a full-arch a faster and easier experience.

Easier

Scan Rewind.
No need to worry about starting over if you veer off course. Now you can rewind in 10-second increments.

Smart Scan.
Now the software eliminates extraneous scanned data‚ such as a cheek or a tongue. Simply move the obstruction and continue to scan the tooth anatomy – and Smart Scan automatically removes unwanted data..

Better

Occlusal Reduction Tool.
Now you can identify under-reduced regions and premature contact points – before your patient leaves the chair.

For more information about Software 3.0 for the Lava Chairside Oral Scanner C.O.S.‚ visit www.3MESPE.com/LavaCOS or contact the 3M ESPE Customer Care Center at 1-800-634-2249.

The Lava™ C.O.S. is available nationwide (U.S.) and 3M ESPE is committed to partnering with dentists, labs and distributors to help transform the practice of dentistry.

We are committed to a non-exclusive distribution model and have qualified the following distributors to install, maintain and service the Lava C.O.S.

Atlanta Dental Supply
Benco Dental
Burkhart Dental
Goetze Dental Supply
Henry Schein
Iowa Dental Supply
Midwest Dental Supply
Nashville Dental Supply

Contact 3M ESPE Customer Care Center at 1-800-634-2249 or visit www.3mespe.com/LavaCOS for more information.



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