It takes accuracy and precision to create customised dental implant prosthetic constructions. In the digital workflow, the scan body together with the dental library play the leading role in obtaining consistently high precision results.
To enter the digital workflow, a scan body is required. The Elos Accurate® IO Scan Body is intended to be placed in the patient’s mouth during intra oral scanning or on the plaster model at the dental laboratory. It doesn’t matter which scanner is used as long as you can open the scan file in 3shape, exocad or Dental Wings.
The scan body is placed directly on the implant, abutment or analouge and is intended to identify the exact X, Y and Z axes in the dental software which specify the correct height, rotation and angular situation.
A scan body is a digital dentistry device that is used by both dentists and dental technicians to identify the exact position, angle and height of a dental implant. It is important to enter the digital workflow directly at the dental clinic or, if a conventional impression is made, by scanning the plaster model at the dental laboratory.
Elos Accurate IO Scan Body is well known and used within the Elos Accurate portfolio as well as by some of the larger implant manufacturers. It is an accurate measuring device and should be treated with care. It is made of two materials that must not be separated.
Enter the Elos Accurate Open Digital Workflow with the Elos Accurate IO Scan Body. All types of prosthetic choices are kept open.
In recent years, we have put a lot of focus on simplifying our library structures and facilitating the selection of scan bodies. The first step in this development was to phase out our desktop scan bodies. Now we have started the project of phasing out the mark of SA from our article numbers.
This change means no difference in the physical product, and the same library as previously shall be used in the software. As of October 1 2018, the libraries have been updated to for example, IO 3A-B / IO 3A-B SA.
The only scan body that will not be affected by this update is the ones used for Nobel Active/ CC, which will continue to have two choices for each platform; with and without the SA designation.
Elos Accurate Scan Body is available with all the major dental implant systems. You can buy Elos Accurate Scan Body as a separate unit or as a comprehensive kit corresponding to a specifically branded dental implant system.
Elos Accurate Scan Body is a high precision product. It may not be used while still warm from the autoclave, as the thermal expansion may lead to inaccurate scanning. When using the scanbody it must have cooled to a room temperature of 18-25 ̊C. Once ready to scan, remove any provisional abutment, cover screw, healing abutment or similar from the implant or abutment upon which the scanbody is intended to be placed.
Ensure that the seating surface is as clean as possible, free of residue and liquids as well as bone or soft tissue when mounting tightly to the implant. For scanning in the lab, make sure you mount the scanbody tightly to the model analog. If needed, remove the soft tissue.
Elos Accurate Scan Body should be mounted on the dental implant or model analog with our specific Elos Accurate Driver. It is narrow for precise adjustment and available in three lengths to suit your needs. When using Elos Accurate Scanbody, you also need to upload the Elos Accurate Libraries to your scanner software to access the right dental components.
Elos Medtech provides turnkey solutions for dental professionals all over the world. We have extensive experience in product development, design, and manufacturing of dental implant components and instruments.
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