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Benefits of Digital Orthodontic

Benefits of Digital Orthodontic


Are you tired of sitting in the chair waiting for the impressions to be done? Digital orthodontic provides a perfect option for straightening teeth with absolute accuracy and in less time without any discomfort to patients. The use of advancements in orthodontics technology can help you to achieve a straighter and healthier smile.

Tech advancements are expanding the horizons of conventional treatment with the utilisation of new techniques in this industry. These advancements also greatly enhance efficiency and additional alternatives that are useful to improve the quality and speed of orthodontic treatments. Orthodontists can now finish cases ahead of schedule and provide you with a lot of new dental technology.

3D Orthodontic Technology

Three-dimensional imaging is vastly improving patient well-being and provides a more comfortable process. Using 3D imaging technology, we are now able to view the state of your teeth and jaw accurately and quickly develop treatment plans.

Regular X-rays only provide us with two-dimensional images of a patient’s dental structure. Thanks to 3D CAD/CAM imaging technology, we can use computer-aided design to improve the manufacture of dental restorations with digital scans. This provides numerous advantages for both you and your orthodontist. Digital scanning provides a cleaner method and usually takes less than 5 minutes.

With the help of digital imaging, we can have access to a more detailed image of a patient’s oral structure and provide an essential basis for dental filling, implantation, and orthodontics. They can also be digitally adjusted in real-time. This 3D model then goes to the fabrication lab instantly and is used by your orthodontist to come up with a treatment plan necessary to fix issues such as gapped teeth or crooked teeth.

Digital dentistry can make your visits to the orthodontist much quicker and comfortable. In the past, it took hours for an orthodontist to examine moulds until they had enough time to harden and dry. It also used to take weeks to receive everything back after sending the scan results.

Treatment visits are reduced. By eliminating unnecessary movements associated with previous methods, digital treatment planning allows for a more efficient treatment experience.

Digital Orthodontic Services

We have always strived to be at the forefront of the industry and are continually improving our methods to reduce costs and save more time for patients. This industry, like all industries, has gone through significant changes in their methods and technological improvements over the last decade.

Our latest technology involves a designated 3D scanning and 3D printing which allows us to have access to a more detailed image of a patient’s oral structure to produce highly accurate and clinically consistent treatment solution.

Our 3D printing technology also allows direct printed mouthguards, dental models from STL files, indirect bracket bonding trays and even now clear aligners! Using softwares like SureSmile, you can fabricate your own aligners for a fraction of the cost and within hours!

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What People Are Saying

  • I completed the BOSS UK Diploma in 2021 and when it became available, signed up for the AU course as well. I completed the AU course at the end of last year and can honestly say BOSS (now Digital Orthodontic College) has completely changed my approach to clear aligner treatments and increased my confidence with treatment planning immensely. The fact that the course is 100% online was a huge drawcard for me initially since I have two young children, work clinically part-time and run my own business. It allowed me the flexibility to study when I had the chance and didn’t result in any loss of clinical time. Dr V is extremely passionate about orthodontics and more importantly sharing her wisdom and that comes through in her approach to teaching. The course is extremely comprehensive (NB: the AU course has quite a few complex assessments) and covers everything starting from the basics of tooth movement, which sets a good foundation and is therefore suitable even for beginners. The monthly/bimonthly webinars allow students to share cases and is a safe space, non-judgmental and therefore an incredible learning platform. I had been doing clear aligner treatments prior to starting this course, but BOSS helped me see patients with new eyes and has overhauled my treatment planning approach. I would not hesitate to recommend this course to anyone interested in learning, or to extend their knowledge about, clear aligner treatments.

    Thank you so much Dr V!

    Dr Lora Banicevic, Dentist NSW
  • The Australian accredited 10905NAT Graduate Diploma of Digital Orthodontic Treatment offers comprehensive training in the field, gives the candidate the opportunity to do things in a self-paced manner, while getting a personalised 1-on-1 learning experience with Dr Vandana Katyal. It was an excellent choice for me and gave me the flexibility to get the well-designed training done in my own time frame. I would strongly recommend the course to any practitioners who is looking to upskill themselves with a no-compromise high quality course, while also having to juggle between busy practices and family schedules.

    Dr Charles Sun, Dentist WA
  • I started this course unsure of how much I would benefit. The in-person lectures were fantastic (although the course is now 100% online) where I made good friends and learned a lot. The online resources are extensive and second to none, accessible at your convenience. The webinars were great – usually with the right mix of teaching, cases demonstrated and the attendees’ cases being discussed. I was also invited to deliver a webinar on intra-oral scanners, 3D printers and in house aligner manufacturing (from a dentist’s point of view) – which I enjoyed.
    Most of all the course gave significantly more confidence what can be done with aligners, how plan the setup efficiently with the end in mind and how to make the processes to get there smoother. As a result, a MUCH larger chunk of my work is now aligner based. My conversion rate for aligner treatments has definitely increased along with my confidence. The course has easily paid for itself. Full disclosure: I was invited to deliver a webinar on intra-oral scanners, 3D printers and in house aligner manufacture to my BOSS batch mates, which I also thoroughly enjoyed doing. I declined any remuneration for this, although it was offered.
    Dr Shammi Moopen, Dentist VIC
  • Since I have joined the postgraduate diploma in orthodontics I have noticed all the applied practical learning/knowledge on my patients and I am only half way through the year. Dr Vandana is a genuine educator. She goes way beyond to simplify every lecture and I really like her evidence based information and that is available for us 24/7. Her webinars helped a lot for busy dentists and loved the feedback we get in the one on one sessions with our cases. It make us think every step of the way. But the best thing I like is to see she is giving back to the community and her association with Smile Train in helping children with cleft palate is just beyond words. Thank you so much for being nice and approachable.

    Dr Claudia Braybon, Dentist NSW
  • Received my Diploma in Digital Orthodontics from BOSS and couldn’t be more stoked! Huge shout out to Dr Vandana Katyal and the BOSS team for a wonderful year. I would recommend BOSS to every dentist no matter their level of experience with Orthodontics and clear aligners. Starting off with barely any orthodontic experience, I have commenced about 9 cases in the matter of months and BOSS gave me the confidence to predictably deliver results for my patients through clear aligners which are the future of modern orthodontics.
    Dr Sarang Sathe, Dentist NSW
  • I chose Boss’s clear aligner diploma because I wanted to know the latest evidence based practice to enhance my treatment planning and case execution. I now have a much better understanding of how to diagnose, what movements can be done and what will get me into trouble. The flexible nature of the course delivery also fit perfectly into full time work and my otherwise packed schedule. The monthly case presentation webinars are also great to not only get feedback from Dr Katyal, but also to validate your own thoughts self-assess and see how you are tracking with your learning.

    Dr Gregory Nguyễn, Dentist NSW

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