Advanced Technology

Introduction to Advanced iTero Scanner Technology

In the innovative world of modern dentistry, the iTero scanner emerges as a pivotal advancement. This advanced device revolutionizes dental care with precise, digital 3D imaging, vastly improving traditional dental impression methods. Its optical and laser scanning technology swiftly captures detailed images in a non-invasive manner, streamlining dental visits.

Advantages Over Traditional Impressions

Traditionally, dental impressions involved physical molds, often uncomfortable and less precise. The iTero scanner offers a leap forward with its digital impressions, enhancing the accuracy and fit of dental appliances such as Invisalign® aligners, crowns, and bridges. This precision is particularly beneficial in orthodontics and restorative dentistry.

Enhancing Patient Experience

The iTero scanner significantly improves patient comfort. Its quick, non-invasive scanning process suits those uneasy with traditional impressions. Moreover, patients can view their dental impressions in real-time during consultations to better understand their oral health.

Impact on Dental Health Outcomes

The accuracy of the iTero scanner is not just for comfort—it’s crucial for better dental health outcomes. It ensures better-fitting dental appliances, reducing risks of misalignment and bite issues. The detailed images also aid in the early detection and treatment of dental concerns, promoting long-term oral health.

Versatility and Procedure

The iTero scanner’s versatility makes it suitable for various dental needs. At Great Lakes Dental Associates, the procedure involves a painless, brief scanning process using a handheld device. This real-time imaging during the scan adds an informative aspect to the dental visit.


The iTero scanner represents more than technological progress; it signifies a transformative approach to dental care. Its blend of precision, efficiency, and patient-oriented features make it an indispensable tool in modern dentistry, reshaping how dental care is delivered and experienced.