3DISC launches intraoral scanner

May 23, 2017

The Heron IOS intraoral scanner is designed to be simple and easy to use.

3DISC announced the upcoming launch of HeronTM IOS, a new intraoral 3D scanner. The handheld scanner is said to challenge the market with its simplicity and ease of use. It is comprised of a small, lightweight hand and mouth piece, and reportedly offers premium features such as color capture, shade-matching and a built-in heater to prevent fogging.

Flexible: With output format STL and PLY, the Heron IOS is compatible with most dental CAD systems, ensuring maximum flexibility for lab integration.

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Efficient: The scanner facilitates automation in the dentist’s workflow, as well as great communication between the dentist and the lab and between the dentist and the patient.

Easy to use: With the help of a live video feed and guidance tools, users are guided to perform a scan of the full dental arch in a workflow. The scanner is designed to be intuitive and easy to use with its light and small design, as well as a rotating tip that provides the best angle for scanning.