This product roundup features 6 of the top chairside dentistry systems available today.
Early on, therewere plenty of skeptics of same-day dentistry. Issues surrounding the quality of care and esthetics had some hesitant to stray from traditional methods of delivering restorations. But as the technologies and workflows evolved, it became clear that same-day dentistry can not only be faster, better, and more accurate than traditional methods, but that additional benefits like the convenience of a reduced number of appointments and overall treatment times are creating better experiences for you and your patients. Because of this, offering same-day dentistry with a chairside mill is something many patients now look for when choosing a dentist, and owning one can help you deliver faster and better treatments.
Check out 6 digital dentistry solutions here.
Planmeca PlanMill® 50 S
The Planmeca PlanMill® 50 S is a versatile, 5-axis unit for wet or dry milling of disks and blocks.
Equipped with a high-speed spindle and an automatic changer for 12 tools, this robust mill is capable of milling a broad range of materials including zirconia, PMMA, IPS e.max®, wax, and more.
Designed to produce high-end restorations, the mill, combined with the Planmeca PlanCAD® Premium software, enables dentists to design and mill a variety of applications, including crown and bridge, full arch restorations, removable partials, nightguards, complete dentures, and more.
Described as the smallest 5-axis, smart milling machine, the PrograMill One combines high precision with industrial production quality.
The self-contained system does not require any separate filtration or suction units.
The PrograMill One can be operated via an app from a tablet or smartphone, while an LED light ring informs users about the current processing status. A camera within the unit captures all data on material and tool usage.
Capable of both wet grinding and dry milling, the CEREC Primemill chairside CAD/CAM mill is capable of producing single crowns from a variety of materials including zirconia in less than 5 minutes.
Featuring 2 spindles and 4 motors, the Primemill also has a 7-in touchscreen interface with guided workflows, a camera capable of identifying material blocks, and an RFID reader that scans tools to identify them and track their life span.
Utilizes state-of-the-art technology and CAM strategies to produce premium chairside restorations easier, faster, and more precisely.
Constructed utilizing the technology found in full-frame CNC industrial machines, the Versamill 5x400 is designed to perform reliably with high precision for the long term.
This purpose-built, open source 5-axis mill is designed to provide owners with maximum flexibility and versatility in a dental manufacturing system. It can accept input from popular dental design programs and process virtually any dental milling materials.
Features strength and rigidity coupled with the undercut machining capability of full 5-axis control to produce superior surface finishes, and provide faster cycle times, and greater tool life.