Pittman Dental Laboratory Blog

The difference between file types in Digital Dentistry

Posted by Bill Williams on Nov 13, 2023 6:00:00 AM

In the world of digital dentistry, the use of advanced technology has revolutionized the way dental professionals diagnose, plan treatments, and create custom dental appliances. Digital files play a crucial role in this transformation, and four common file formats are frequently used: STL, CBCT, PLY, and OBJ. Each of these formats serves specific purposes and has distinct characteristics that make them essential tools in the field. Let's explore the differences between these file types.

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Topics: intraoral scanner, tech, Dental Technology

Transforming Dentistry: Tech Innovations in the Digital Laboratory

Posted by Bill Williams on Jul 24, 2023 6:00:00 AM

In the ever-evolving landscape of dentistry, technology continues to play a pivotal role in revolutionizing patient care and enhancing dental practices. From digital imaging and diagnostics to advanced laboratory equipment, dentists now have access to a range of cutting-edge innovations that are reshaping the industry.  In this blog, we will explore some specific tech innovations that Pittman Dental Laboratory has invested in, that is now helping dentists and their practices achieve their goals.

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Topics: oral scanners, intraoral scanner, Dentist, Dental Lab, hybrid workflow, tech