Digital splints are transforming the dental industry, offering enhanced accuracy, speed, and convenience compared to traditional methods. CreSplint, a groundbreaking software integrated into Aoralscan 3 and Aoralscan 3 Wireless software, is at the forefront of this revolution. In this article, we will explore the key features and advantages of CreSplint, highlighting its role as a game changer in digital night guard and retainer making.

What is CreSplint and How Does It Work?

CreSplint is an advanced software designed to provide a more efficient solution for the clinical design of splints. Compatible with a night guard and retainer designs, this user-friendly software generates splints in seconds with simple clicks. Users also have the flexibility to adjust various parameters to ensure perfect customization manually. CreSplint integrates seamlessly with Accuware for easy generation of slice files for 3D printing. CreSplint utilizes high-quality data from SHINING 3D’s 3D intraoral scanner to customize splint designs for 3D printing, providing comfortable, efficient and smooth results.

Highlights of CreSplint

1. Easily Generate Digital Splints with AI

One of the most impressive features of CreSplint is its use of AI. With the help of intelligent data processing, the software can easily generate digital splints that are precise and user-friendly. This means that even if you have minimal training or experience with splinting, you can still get great results with CreSplint. Whether you need a night guard or a retainer, CreSplint can provide you with the exact design you need effortlessly.

2. Seamless Integration with Your Printer

Another significant advantage of CreSplint lies in its seamless integration with your printer. With the special resin developed by SHINING 3D and printer AccuFab-D1s or AccuFab-L4D, the whole process is built to ensure a “What You See Is What You Get” experience, which means that the final result will be exactly what you see on your computer screen. This level of accuracy is essential for ensuring that your digital splints are as precise and effective as possible.  

3. Open System for Printing

Additionally, the software is open to generate the widely compatible .stl format, specifically designed to seamlessly work with a diverse range of printers. This ensures that you can effortlessly import and commence printing without encountering any unnecessary complications or inconveniences when using third-party printers. The openness of the software allows for easy integration of CreSplint into your workflow.

SHINING 3D’s Solution for Splint Treatment

In the past, the splint was usually made by hand through a series of detailed steps. This often caused discomfort and nausea for the patients due to physical impressions. The post-processing of thermoforming splints was also done manually. Typically, it took around 100 minutes to produce a splint for clinical use. The entire process was more time-consuming and required a lot of manual labour. Moreover, there was a greater need to work with messy materials. SHINING 3D offers a comprehensive digital solution for splints, transforming daily practice workflows:

  • Digital Intraoral Scanning: The Aoralscan 3 Wireless intraoral scanner accurately and swiftly captures intraoral data, eliminating the need for uncomfortable physical impressions.
  • Effortless Design with CreSplint: CreSplint simplifies the design of night guards and retainers, taking less than a minute to generate precise designs.
  • 3D Printing: Utilizing AccuFab-L4D or AccuFab-D1s printers, digital design files are seamlessly translated into physical splints.
  • Automated Post-Processing: FabWash and FabCure 2 automate the removal of printed splints from the platform and the elimination of residual resins, minimizing manual labour.
  • Streamlined Workflow: The streamlined process enhances work efficiency, reduces time & labour, and facilitates patient data retention and tracking.

Figure 1: Comparison between traditional splint workflow and our digital solution

Conclusion for CreSplint

Digital splints represent the future of the dental industry, and our software is leading the way. With its precision, printer integration, and adaptability, CreSplint simplifies the digital night guard and retainer process. Whether you are an experienced professional or just beginning, CreSplint offers the efficiency and accuracy needed to achieve superior results in less time and with minimal hassle. Don’t wait; experience the intelligent and digital workflow with us today!

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