Articles, CAD/CAM

Complete CAD/CAM Restorations in 90 Minutes or Less With These Tips

Marya Polan, DDS, PDS®-supported owner dentist, shares tips that help her complete CAD/CAM restorations in just 90 minutes. Her article, Transitioning to CAD/CAM: 5 Tips for Mastering the Digital Impression, was published in the Winter 2016 issue of The New Dentist magazine. Dr. Polan broke down the process of digital scanning into the following five simple steps to help those getting started with CAD/CAM technology.

  1. Stay calm
  2. Only scan what you need
  3. Stitch the bite in the premolar area
  4. Warm up the camera
  5. Use the foot petal

To access these 5 steps in detail, read the full article on page 22 of the online magazine.

Marya Polan, DDS

Marya Polan, DDS

About Dr. Marya Polan

Dr. Marya Polan is a Bay area native. She grew up in Livermore, CA and now lives in Alameda, CA where she owns PDS-supported practice, Alameda Landing Dentistry. She received her degree in Biology from the University of the Pacific and attended the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, graduating in 2013.

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