Acta Scientific Dental Sciences

Review ArticleVolume 2 Issue 1

Digitalization in Dentistry: CAD/CAM - A Review

Madhuri Patil1*, Sharanappa Kambale2, Amol Patil3 and Karishma Mujawar4

1Sr. Lecturer, MA Rangoonwala Dental College and Research Centre, Pune, India
2Reader, Vasantdada Patil Dental College and Hospital, Sangli, India
3MDS, Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry, India
4MDS, Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, India

*Corresponding Author: Madhuri Patil, Senior Lecturer, MA Rangoonwala College and Research Centre, Pune, India.

Received: November 23, 2017; Published: December 05, 2017

Citation: Madhuri Patil., et al. “Digitalization in Dentistry: CAD/CAM - A Review”. Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 2.1 (2018).


  In today’s fast-paced world, instant gratification is expected to be synonymous with worthwhile results. This also applies to dental treatments. In dental technology, production stages are increasingly being automated every single day. CAD/CAM technology was developed to solve 3 challenges. To ensure adequate strength of the restoration, especially for posterior teeth, to create restoration with a natural appearance and lastly to make the restoration easier, faster and more accurate. This article provides an overview of the development of various CAD/CAM systems, operational components, methodologies, and restorative materials commonly used.

Keywords: CAD/CAM Systems; Components; Fabrication Techniques; Scanner; Restorative Materials

Copyright: © 2018 Madhuri Patil., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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