Let me introduce you to Primescan, the intraoral scanner by Dentsply Sirona, which serves as the successor to the OmniCam.
One of the key strengths of Primescan lies in its image capture capabilities, providing exceptionally clear and fast scanning results. Its large window on the scanner ensures excellent visibility, allowing you to see a comprehensive view of the dentition during the scanning process. Moreover, its scanning speed and software are highly efficient, enabling a full arch scan in less than 90 seconds.
Primescan seamlessly integrates with in-house CEREC milling machines, making it the ideal option for practices that already have this equipment as part of their workflow.
However, it’s important to be aware of a few considerations. Firstly, Primescan comes with a higher price point compared to other scanners on the market. Unlike some alternatives, it doesn’t offer a stand-alone option, meaning you must purchase the complete unit, including the scanner, computer, and cart. Secondly, the size of the scanner wand can be quite large and unwieldy, which may impact ease of use during scanning procedures.
In terms of performance, while Primescan excels in most areas, it might not perform optimally in copy denture digital scanning workflows, where there is room for improvement.
As for costs, the hardware required for scanning and sending data to the lab is approximately $30,000. Additionally, if you plan to connect it to a CEREC mill, you can purchase the CEREC software separately for $35,000.
To summarize, Primescan is a remarkable intraoral scanner with exceptional speed, image quality, and compatibility with CEREC milling machines. However, prospective buyers should carefully consider their budget and space constraints before making a decision.
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