1st Appointment - Intraoral + CBCT Scanner Protocol (Single Arch)


1st Appointment - Intraoral + CBCT Scanner Protocol (Single Arch)

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1.     Remove the healing abutments and place the corresponding DENTCA scan body 
** Scan bodies must be ordered from the DENTCA website
2.     Take an intraoral scan of the implant arch. Take a frontal picture of the patient’s face utilizing the DENTCA picture app at m.dentca.com
3.   Take a CBCT scan by having the patient close completely while wearing its existing dentures/DENTCA-4 temporary restorations. (it’s important that the patient does not use the biting stick.) Place the abutments back in the mouth
** If the DENTCA-4 will be opposing a denture instead of natural dentition, a CBCT will not be possible. Please click here for alternative steps

4.  Find out the desired gum and tooth shade by using a vita shade guide

5.  Log into your account and place order online (if new to DENTCA you will need to register and create an account)

6.  E-file upload list required for the web order: CBCT DICOM or, STL File, Patient Images: Full facial view Image with the existing denture (open mouth using a mouth gag/retractor with the bite closed), Side view images with and w/o smile

7.  Please provide Implant Information (Brand, Model, Diameter and Length) when placing order

8.  Print order Sheet and shipping label and ship everything to DENTCA


Note: If you previously delivered a DENTCA-Temp and performed these steps before, simply perform steps 1 and 2 and place a DENTCA-4 order online and refer to the DENTCA-Temp order number.

Please note the Dentca-4 system is only compatible with bone level implants with an internal hex. Implants must also be at a distance of at least 7mm between each other; and a minimum of 4 implants (2 per side of the arch) are necessary.


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