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Direct transfer of the position of digitized casts to a virtual articulator.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry
0022-3913
Publisher
Elsevier - Mosby
Publication Date
Volume
109
Issue
6
Pages
411–414
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/S0022-3913(13)60330-3
PMID: 23763787
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This article describes a digital technique to transfer the location of digitized casts obtained directly from the patient to a virtual articulator (digital/virtual facebow transfer). The primary advantage of this technique is that it allows the dentist and the dental laboratory technician to work in a fully digital environment without having to mount stone casts on a physical articulator. This results in a significant time reduction and a higher degree of accuracy in the cast location.

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