Indian Journal of Oral Health and Research

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: 2018  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 35--41

Role of digital technology in prosthodontics: A step toward improving dental care


Chanchal Gupta1, Anil Mittal2 
1 Department of Prosthodontics, Center for Dental Education and Research, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Dental, Bhagwan Mahavir Hospital, New Delhi, India

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Dr. Chanchal Gupta
Department of Prosthodontics, Center for Dental Education and Research, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 110 029
India

Advancements in dental technology enable patients to receive modern solutions of conventional dental problems. Prosthodontists can incorporate digital technology into their practices to improve their workflow efficiency and ease of collaboration with laboratories. In this article, digital technologies that are available for prosthetic dentistry such as digital radiography, electronic prescriptions, computerized case presentations, virtual articulator and facebow, computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing restorations, digital impressions, and shade selection are described along with emphasis on advantages and limitations of digital technology.


How to cite this article:
Gupta C, Mittal A. Role of digital technology in prosthodontics: A step toward improving dental care.Indian J Oral Health Res 2018;4:35-41


How to cite this URL:
Gupta C, Mittal A. Role of digital technology in prosthodontics: A step toward improving dental care. Indian J Oral Health Res [serial online] 2018 [cited 2019 May 24 ];4:35-41
Available from: http://www.ijohr.org/article.asp?issn=2393-8692;year=2018;volume=4;issue=2;spage=35;epage=41;aulast=Gupta;type=0