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Mervyn Druian: Intraoral scanners – 10:00-10:30

Dr Druian is a leader, lecturer and innovator in preventive dentistry and has over 30 years of experience in dentistry. He has a special interest in the field of periodontal disease, cosmetic dentistry and treating halitosis. He is also on the editorial board of “FMC Publications”, is current Chairman of the “Private Practitioners Group” and involved with the “Alpha Omega” Dental Society. He has been Hon. Secretary of the British Dental Editors Forum for the past 10 years. For the past few years Mervyn has been the principal dentist featured in the “Extreme Makeover UK” programme. He also received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the British Dental Bleaching Society at the World Aesthetic Congress in 2011.  Mervyn was also presented with the Outstanding Contribution to Aesthetic Dentistry in 2013. In 2014 Mervyn was made Fellow of the American Society of Dental Aesthetics.

Mervyn will discuss why intraoral scanners are no longer considered new technology, they are impacting the workflow of clinicians as well as the laboratory. Digital models and clearer initial information at the onset of treatment means better fitting appliances and higher quality outcomes at the conclusion of treatment. This data also results in fewer remakes, reduced office visits, easier collaboration, faster turnaround times, greater patient satisfaction and increased referrals.

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