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Introducing the Trios 3Shape Scanner

3Shape Scanner

The 3shape scanner is a cutting-edge digital device that revolutionizes the process of dental impressions. By utilizing advanced optical scanning technology, this handheld scanner captures detailed images of the teeth and gums, creating highly accurate and realistic three-dimensional digital models. With its speed, precision, and real-time scanning capabilities, the 3D Trios scanner is transforming the way orthodontists diagnose, plan, and execute orthodontic treatments, providing patients with more efficient and comfortable dental experiences.

What is the 3Shape TRIOS Dental Intraoral Scanner?

The 3Shape TRIOS technology is the first technology in the world that provides a wireless option and redefines the fundamentals of digital impression methods in the orthodontics sector. TRIOS makes the scanning of teeth fast and easy, offers most patient comfort, and reduces chair time. Many honored industry awards, such as the Cellerant Best of Class Technology Awards, appreciated the quality of the 3Shape TRIOS intraoral scanner.

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Why the 3Shape TRIOS dental intraoral scanner?

A Doctor’s Opinion

The statements like “digital” is not good or “quality is not acceptable” no longer exist. Research, medical and laboratory evidence all confirm the digital quality of the TRIOS Scanner.

Besides the inherent patient discomfort, analog impressions run the danger of deforming. The TRIOS intraoral scanner scans all teeth with high accuracy, enabling us to provide high-quality and functional restorations for our patients.

Taking Away the Chance of Error

When using digital impressions, we immediately evaluate the scan while the patient is still seated. It means any mistakes can be fixed right away.

According to LMT magazine, 47% of labs say their biggest challenge is the poor quality of analog impressions they receive from dentists. They also said that working with digital impressions is simpler and more precise.

How It Works?

This advanced device uses optical scanning technology to capture detailed images of the teeth and surrounding structures. The scanner is handheld and maneuverable, allowing orthodontists to easily navigate around the mouth to capture accurate impressions from different angles.

The Trios 3Shape scanner utilizes high-resolution cameras to capture thousands of images per second. These images are combined to create a precise, three-dimensional digital model of the patient’s teeth. The scanner’s software then processes the data to generate a virtual replica of the patient’s oral structures, including the teeth, gums, and bite relationship.

One of the key features of the Trios 3Shape scanner is its real-time scanning capabilities. Orthodontists can view the digital impressions on a computer screen during the scanning process, allowing them to ensure that all necessary areas have been captured accurately. This immediate feedback helps in achieving optimal results and reduces the need for retakes.

The digital models created by the Trios 3Shape scanner offer numerous benefits. They provide orthodontists with a comprehensive view of the patient’s oral health, aiding in the diagnosis of dental issues and the planning of precise treatment strategies. These digital impressions can be easily stored, shared, and compared over time, allowing for better monitoring of treatment progress.

In summary, the Trios 3Shape scanner utilizes advanced optical scanning technology to capture detailed and accurate digital impressions of the teeth and surrounding structures. Its real-time scanning capabilities, high-resolution imaging, and ability to create three-dimensional models make it an invaluable tool for orthodontists in providing efficient and precise orthodontic care.

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Some of the primary benefits of this scanner

More convenient

The 3Shape TRIOS dental intraoral scanner offers a far faster and more convenient way of obtaining an accurate image of a patient’s teeth compared to traditional molding techniques.

The 3Shape TRIOS dental intraoral technology can scan your teeth in a very few moments without using a powder that causes discomfort in patients. While in the traditional method, a patient has to be seated for at least 15 minutes.

Enhanced Patient-Dentist Communication

By using this scanner, orthodontists can see the patient’s 3D impression of their teeth on a screen as soon as the scan is complete.

After seeing a close-up view of the digital impression, patients can better assess the condition of their teeth. Full-color imprints created by the scanner can improve the patient-orthodontist relationship. So, provide an effective service to patients.


The TRIOS scanner is a versatile tool that provides a variety of treatments for various dental procedures, including:

  • Short-term crowns
  • Abutments
  • Removable partial dentures

Improved impression and restoration quality

The technology provides a faster-completed restoration with high accuracy and fewer adjustments. Because of the high resolution of HD photos in the scanner’s 3D model, measuring the formation of teeth is so simple. Moreover, it can easily detect any defects in each tooth.

Due to the high accuracy of the TRIOS scanner, patients don’t need to worry about returning to the dentist a second time.

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Using TRIOS scanner in York Orthodontics

The TRIOS 3Shape scanner works by scanning each of your teeth, the layout of your gums, and your mouth. The whole process only takes a couple of minutes and provides an extremely accurate 3D view of your mouth. Once the scan is complete, Dr. Mir will view the images with you and outline any concerns. The data can then be sent wirelessly to orthodontic labs with the click of a button.

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Saving significant patient time with TRIOS Scanner

Many of our new patients are eager to get their braces on. Typically, the whole process takes about 2-3 appointments before the actual bonding appointment. This diagnostic process includes a consultation, a series of x-rays, photos, and those yucky impressions! After all of that is done, preparation for indirect bonding can take upwards of 3 weeks! Although these steps are very important for Dr. Mir to get a good look at your case and compose a custom treatment plan, this can be an inconvenience to patients who want their braces ASAP. With the Trios 3Shape scanner, those appointments and lab time can be reduced significantly. This means you are on the fast track to the smile you deserve!

Before the scanner, we would send stone models out to the lab for appliances like expanders and retainers to be made. This added much more time between patients’ appointments due to delivery and travel time. Now, data is sent to the lab almost instantly, and the method of making the appliances is much more efficient. In addition, these scans are much more accurate than the stone models, meaning the appliances now fit better than ever.

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Other benefits of the TRIOS Dental Intraoral Scanner

  • Maximize digital precision and reduce human mistakes.
  • Decrease the number of impression retakes and save more time. Thus, you can treat patients more efficiently.
  • Spend less on impression supplies and shipping fees.
  • Save space and protect the environment by using digital scanners.

Applications of the Trios 3Shape Scanner

The Trios 3Shape Scanner finds extensive application in various dental procedures, contributing to the advancement of orthodontics and restorative dentistry. Its versatility and precision make it a valuable tool for achieving optimal treatment outcomes. Here are some key applications of the Trios 3Shape Scanner:

Use in orthodontic treatments

We use this device in orthodontic treatment such as clear aligners and braces:
The scanner plays a vital role in orthodontics by capturing accurate digital impressions of the patient’s teeth and bite. Orthodontists can use these detailed scans to plan and design custom clear aligners or braces for patients. The Trios 3Shape Scanner’s ability to capture precise intraoral images aids in the creation of aligners or braces that fit comfortably and promote effective teeth straightening.

Role in restorative dentistry procedures

In restorative dentistry, the Trios 3Shape Scanner streamlines the process of creating crowns, bridges, and other dental restorations. By capturing digital impressions of the patient’s teeth and surrounding structures, the scanner provides detailed information for the design and fabrication of prosthetic restorations. This enhances accuracy and ensures a more precise fit, resulting in improved aesthetics and functionality of the final restorations.

Integration with other dental technologies for comprehensive treatment planning:

The Trios 3Shape Scanner is designed to seamlessly integrate with other dental technologies, such as CAD/CAM systems and 3D printers. This integration allows for efficient and comprehensive treatment planning. The digital impressions obtained from the Trios scanner can be imported into CAD/CAM software, enabling precise designing of dental restorations. The compatibility with 3D printers also facilitates the fabrication of physical models or appliances, saving time and enhancing the overall treatment workflow.

In summary, the Trios 3Shape Scanner has wide-ranging applications in orthodontics and restorative dentistry. Its ability to capture accurate digital impressions improves the precision and efficiency of treatment planni