• James Cutshaw, CDT CAD/CAM Technicians

    I'm considering purchasing a 3 shape scanner soon. I've been evaluating various workflows and was wondering how many different ways current users are putting the scans to work. Such as; anyone splitting the files for SLM copings or zirconia coping with milled or printed wax ups for press-to restorations?...

    May 29 at 12:47 am · 3

    Both of those companies would be fine to buy a 3shape from. I would lean toward CAP first. I love their...See more

  • Most efficient workflow for entering and scanning cases?

    Jimmy Stegall · Vice President at Sherer Dental Lab

    Question: Most efficient workflow for entering and scanning cases? We've talked to several folks who have a single technician that enters and scans using multiple 3Shape scanners at a rate of 3.5 minutes per. Just curious as to how that workflow looks...

    March 25, 2014 · 3

    You can set up a basic computer for only scanning. No design license required.

    We have two scanners...See more

  • Jimmy Stegall CAD/CAM Technicians

    Anyone have any advice on zirconia bridge frameworks "warping"? Hardly ever happens with frameworks with no curve, but seems to be more frequent with 4 unit and larger frames that curve (anterior). Individual units fit terrific internally and marginally, but 2-3 out of 10 times the frames will rock slightly....

    December 3, 2013 · 5

    I add a sintering bar in the milling software on any bridge over 3 units. Also make sure the zirconia...See more

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    Advice to Prevent Zirconia Bridge Warpage?

    Anyone have any advice on zirconia bridge frameworks "warping"? Hardly ever happens with frameworks with no curve, but seems to be more frequent with 4 unit and larger frames that curve (anterior). Individual...

    Try to leave a piece of the milling blank attached to the bridge during centering. Some nesting software...See more

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