This article includes a step-by-step appointment guide for scanning for bleaching trays.
Bleaching Tray Case Workflow
The following workflow is applicable for patients receiving bleaching trays.
Bleaching Tray Workflow Details
√ Choose the "Sleep & Accessories" option when you go to set up your case.
- Within "Sleep & Accessories," select "Bleaching Tray."
√ You will then be prompted to select the arch or arches for which the bleaching tray(s) will be made.
√ Follow the scanning sequence: Lower Arch > Upper Arch > Bite > Submit order
TIP: Be sure to capture every aspect of the arch receiving a bleaching tray. An accurate scan allows us to fabricate an accurate tray.
√ Proceed to the "Ordering" menu.
- Select desired quantity.
√ Place order.
Additional Best Practices
√ Please scan both full arches to completion.
√ Turn off any overhead dental lighting and loupes lights while scanning
√ Retraction of cheeks, lips, and tongue is essential.
√ Always turn on your scanner over the occlusal surface of a molar/premolar when beginning a scan.
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