Mita A. Parikh, DMD

864 W Jericho Turnpike | Huntington, NY 11743

631-824-6353

iTero™ Digital Impression System

Our Huntington, Long Island orthodontic office uses the most state-of-the-art technology available to help create the smile you want, which is why we use the iTero™ digital impression system. The iTero digital scanner replaces the uncomfortable, unpleasant-tasting, messy and sometimes inaccurate traditional putty impressions. No bulky trays or sticky putty needed!

With the iTero™ scanner we can now take highly accurate digital impressions resulting in improved treatment and a more comfortable patient experience. Digital impressions give you the ability to see your teeth instantly in 3-D.

HOW IT WORKS?
The iTero scanner digitally captures the teeth and gums using the latest optical technology Your mouth is scanned with a radiation-free laser and in a few minutes renders a digitally perfect, 3D impression of your teeth and soft tissue. Through digital software you’ll then be able to follow the progress of the scans including a 3-D model of your teeth on our computer screen.

Conventional vs Digital Impressions

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The iTero allow us to take three-dimensional (3-D) digital images, or impressions, of your teeth and bite. The digital impressions and the model will help us formulate a personalized treatment plan that meets your specific orthodontic needs and desires. We can also use them to visually show you your treatment options and help us keep you up-to-date on your treatment progress.

After your specific treatment plan has been chosen, the digital impressions allow us to send the digital impression to a lab to create the customized treatment plan that is just right for you.

Some benefits of the iTero™ digital impression system over traditional putty 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 putty is used, and patients are more at ease without fearing they will gag on the impression putty.
Customization: They provide a digital plan and allow for trays that are tailored to meet the individual needs and desires of each patient.
Visualization: They provide each patient with a definite picture of what their teeth will look like before, during and after orthodontic treatment.
Innovation: They use the most advanced 3-D video technologies.