New technology at West Paces Ferry Orthodontics
By: Kenny Hackett
The iTero Element is the newest piece of technology at West Paces Ferry Orthodontics. It is a digital laser scanner used to provide Invisalign with an accurate model of the mouth. The machine uses laser light to read the surface of the teeth and then recreates a virtual model of these teeth.
“As of March 2016, iTero scans have been used in more than 2.7 million iTero orthodontic scans, including more than 1 million Invisalign® scans.”According to the iTero website. The scanner is more accurate than the older model and the scans also take half the time.
For a patient, this means getting in and out faster and having a lower chance of needing a second scan. West Paces Ferry Orthodontics was so impressed with how much the machines improved the patient experience that we bought two of them! Visit Westpacesferrryortho.com to request an appointment today and experience the latest technology available to orthodontic patients!