When impressions go wrong

Consider the lowly impression and the number of times there is a chance for an impression to go wrong — that is, for it to distort or in some other way betray us from the moment it is taken until the restoration is ready to deliver.

Click here to find out from Dr. Larry Emmott how digital impressions can help you eliminate the chemical and mechanical gremlins.

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