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Orthodontic Custom Appliances Dental Care in Gatineau-Ottawa
Computer Custom Design Treatment Plans and Appliances
Modern technology allows for the fabrication of fully customized computer-designed appliances. This technology is called CAD/CAM (Computer Aided Design/Computer Aided Manufacturing). In addition to Invisalign® and Incognito™, we are pleased to offer the following CAD/CAM technologies in our practice:
SureSmile® technology involves fabricating robotically-bent customized wires from a precise scan of the teeth.
Insignia™ technology involves fabricating custom braces for each tooth from a precise scan, impression, or x-ray.
Braces and wires produced through CAD/CAM processes are ultra-precise and fully customized to each individual patient, and they therefore offer the following advantages over traditional approaches:
Most people who are candidates for treatment with regular appliances are also candidates for treatment with custom appliances in Gatineau, Hull & Alymer. At your initial consultation appointment, Dr. Côté will nevertheless let you know for sure if you are a candidate for achieving excellent results using custom appliances.