Dentures Product Guide

Full Dentures

Dandy has transformed conventional denture workflows using digital tools and training to simplify and improve the denture fabrication process for you and your patients. Dandy’s digital dentures take less time and can be completed in as little as two appointments. 

2-Appointment Dentures 

Dandy’s digital denture workflows take less time and can be completed in as little as two appointments.  The digital design process makes it fast and easy to review and modify cases before manufacturing. 

Superior fit and aesthetics 

Dandy’s experienced team of digital denture designers ensure even the most challenging and complex digital denture cases fit perfectly, all while using the latest 3D Carbon printers and resins to provide superior strength, durability, and aesthetics for years to come. 

Expert support and training 

Dandy makes it easy to adopt digital dentures through hands-on, personalized training. Learn from our team of digital denture experts and our extensive resource library, so you can confidently scan and manage edentulous cases. 

Full Dentures Workflow 

Using the power of digital scanning, our team has revolutionized the way doctors provide dentures to their patients. 

Workflow 2 Patient Appointments 3 Patient Appointments
New dentures: reference copy ✔️  
Immediate dentures ✔️  
New full or immediate dentures for edentulous patient   ✔️

2-Appointment Workflow 

Workflow for patients with an existing appliance

  1. Scan and Order - Extraorally scan existing appliance and intraorally scan the bite.
  2. Seat - Seat the new denture.

3-Appointment Workflow

Workflow for patients without an existing appliance

  1. Scan and Order - Extraorally scan existing appliance and intraorally scan the bite.
  2. Register Bite - Use the provided wax rim to establish bite and ship back to Dandy
  3. Seat - Seat the new denture.

Materials and Turnaround Times

Dandy offers two different denture options: Signature Dentures and Aesthetic  

Dentures. Dandy’s Signature Dentures are made using industry-leading Carbon 3D  

printers and Dentsply Sirona’s Lucitone Digital Print™ Denture System, providing  

superior strength, wear resistance, and high-quality aesthetics. We also offer fully  

milled dentures with high festooning and stippling for your most aesthetic cases.  

Signature Denture

The Signature Denture provides superior durability,  wear resistance and high-quality aesthetics. This denture is ideal for all case types and arrives to your office in 7 business days. 

Base Material: Dentsply Sirona, Lucitone Digital Print, Resin 

Tooth Material: Dentsply Sirona, Lucitone Digital IPN, Premium Tooth Resin 

Features: Medium festooning and no stippling

Aesthetic Denture 

The Aesthetic Denture provides premium aesthetics and features the most realistic gingiva. This denture is ideal for highly aesthetic cases and patients with a highly visible gum line. 

Base Material: Ivoclar Ivotion 

Tooth Material: PMMA

Features: High festooning and stippling 

Material Turnaround Times (Including Shipping)
Immediate Dentures
7 business days for Signature Dentures
9 business days for Aesthetic Dentures

New Dentures

  • From existing dentures (reference dentures)
  • From wax bite rim (includes wax bite rim and monolithic try-in)

Overdentures (Chairside Pickup)

  • From existing dentures (reference dentures)
  • From wax bite rim (includes wax bite rim, and if requested, a monolithic try-in)
Extra Set of Dentures

General Recommendations and Scanning Tips

General Recommendations

√ When patients book appointments remind them to bring all of their appliances (partial denture or          existing full denture) with them. Existing appliances help to quickly establish bite and vertical                dimension when planning a digital denture case.
√ When encountering a difficult to capture edentulous region such as a lower arch, a physical                    impression may be taken and scanned.
√ Have the patient sit up for the impressions.
√ Perform muscle relaxation drills prior to taking the impression.
√ Add a light body wash to a denture or wax bite rim to ensure the most accurate impression.
√ Take as many photos of the patient as possible - the more information we have the better!
√ If the denture or wax bite rim does not have sufficient extension, border mold the appliance using          heavy/medium body PVS impression material on the periphery of the appliance, seat it in the                  patient’s mouth, have them go through functional movements and once it has set, follow standard        impression steps. 

Denture Care

Best Practices

√ Rinse after eating
√ Brush mouth and tongue
√ Brush dentures daily using a soft bristled brush
√ Soak overnight
√ For deep cleaning use tartar and stain remover in the ultrasonic

Avoid

× Abrasive cleaning materials
× Whitening toothpastes
× Bleach products
× Hot water

Scanning Recommendations

√ Make sure to calibrate the scanner regularly to ensure accurate and smooth scanning.
√ Practice 360 extraoral scanning with a spare denture before the patient arrives.
√ Avoid bright lights and even scan with the lights off to prevent glares and reflections on the                    denture. The scanner has its own light and is designed to work in dark places (i.e. inside the                  mouth), Take as many photos of the patient as possible - the more information we have the better!
√ Use an instrument to make markings on the posterior portion of the wax bite rim to create visual            reference points by which the scanner can align images. (Also helps with bite alignment)
√ Use scan spray to reduce the glossiness of the wax bite rim or denture prior to scanning (as                    needed.)
√ Use an instrument to scratch visual reference points into posterior areas of the wax bite rim to make      scanning and bite alignment easier.
√ For intraoral scanning, keep the patient’s tissue as dry as possible.
√ When performing 360 extraoral scanning, hold the denture or wax bite rim in your hand (rather than      laying it on a flat surface.)
√ When it comes to scanning - slow and steady wins the race.

Scanning Bite

Achieving maximum accuracy in a bite scan is crucial to a successful full denture. Following intraoral/ extraoral scans of the patient’s arch(es), the software prompts to perform a bite scan:

Patients With Dentition

Have the patient open their mouth, insert the scanner and use the scanner as a cheek retractor, and then have the patient close their mouth. Start the scanner in the second molar area and using an up and down brushing motion slowly move the scanner mesially until reaching the midline. Shut the scanner off and click on “Bite 2” in the software, and then repeat the process on the opposite side.

Patients With No Dentition (Edentulous) on Both Arches

Dandy’s experienced team of digital denture designers ensure even the most challenging
and complex digital denture cases fit perfectly, all while using the latest 3D Carbon printers and resins to provide superior strength, durability, and aesthetics for years to come.

Scanning Examples

Immediate Dentures

Good Scans

  1. Scan captures full extension in vestibule and vibrating line. No missing data or lifted scans.
  2. Scan captures full extension in vestibule, no missing scan data or lifted scans.
  3. Scan captures arch from molar to midline, no missing data or lifted scans.
  4. This is what the above case looks like aligned with the bite showing an accurate relationship between the two arches.

Incomplete Scans

  1. Scan is missing data in palate, crucial to creating denture.
  2. Scan does not extend to the retro-molar pad, crucial for creating denture.

Wax Bite Rim

Goods Scans

  1. No missing data, no lifted scans, good markings all over the surface.
  2. Other side of above scan, no missing data, no lifted scans, good markings all over the surface.
  3. Good impression, no missing data, no lifted scans.
  4. Scan traces from the 2nd molar to 2nd molar area and captures identifiable markings to use for alignment.
  5. This is what the above case looks like aligned with the bite showing an accurate relationship between the two arches.

Incomplete Scans

  1. When the intaglio surface does not align to the buccal surface, the result is a misaligned bite.
  2. Misalignment between the occlusal and buccal surfaces as well as missing data on the intaglio portion, resulting in an inaccurate bite and will affect the denture fit.
  3. Misalignment on the occlusal surface of the wax bite rim resulting in an inaccurate bite.

Reference Dentures

Good Scans

  1. No missing data, no lifted scans, good markings all over the surface.
  2. Other side of above scan, no missing data, no lifted scans, good markings all over the surface.
  3. Good impression, no missing data, no lifted scans.
  4. Scan traces from the 2nd molar to 2nd molar area and captures identifiable markings to use for alignment.
  5. This is what the above case looks like aligned with the bite showing an accurate relationship

Incomplete Scans

  1. Lifted scan in intaglio resulting in a misaligned bite.
  2. Insufficient impression, resulting in a poor fitting denture, not likely to achieve suction.
  3. Missing data in scan, resulting in poor fitting denture, will most likely require moderate to major adjustments in order to fit.
  4. Incomplete 360 scan - this scan is unusable as there is no scan of the patient’s tissue which is necessary to make a baseplate for the new denture.

Scan Path for Dentures

Lower

  • Starting on the occlusal surface of the second molar area, scan the occlusion.
  • When you reach the anteriors rock the scanner back and forth (labial/lingual).
  • Continue until you reach the second molar on the opposite side.
  • Now roll lingual capturing the base down to the lingual vestibule.
  • Remember when scanning we want to overlap with previously scanned data as we proceed.
  • Wrap around to the buccal flange and capture from the occlusal surface to the edge of the appliance.
  • Shut the scanner off and let it render.
  • Starting on the same 2nd molar that you previously started on, slowly roll to the border of the buccal flange.
  • Very intentionally scan the buccal border with the scanner looking straight down at it, rock the scanner back and forth so we capture a bit of the exterior and interior of the appliance.
  • Start to scan the interior of the appliance by following the alveolar ridge. Using a twisting motion to capture the undercuts on both sides.
  • Now scan the lingual border in the same fashion as we did the buccal border using the rocking motion to capture the exterior and interior of the appliance.
  • Shut the scanner off and let it render.
  • Inspect the scan for missing data, and go back and touch up those areas. We are now ready for the next step.

Upper

  • Starting on the occlusal surface of the second molar area, scan the occlusion.
  • When you reach the anteriors rock the scanner back and forth (labial/lingual).
  • Continue until you reach the second molar on the opposite side.
  • Now roll lingual and start scanning the palate, follow the arch to the midline and then with a back and forth sweeping motion work your way to the distal border, rolling over and capturing a little bit of the intaglio.
  • Wrap around to the buccal flange and capture from the occlusal surface to the edge of the appliance.
  • Shut the scanner off and let it render.
  • Starting on the same 2nd molar that you previously started on, slowly roll to the border of the buccal flange.
  • Very intentionally scan the buccal border with the scanner looking straight down at it, rock the scanner back and forth so we capture a bit of the exterior and interior of the appliance.
  • Start to scan the interior of the appliance by following the alveolar ridge. Use a twisting motion to capture the undercuts of the buccal/labial flange.
  • Move back toward the midline and start to capture the palate with a back and forth sweeping motion work your way to the distal border rolling over to connect it to the previous scan data.
  • Shut the scanner off and let it render.
  • Inspect the scan for missing data, and go back and touch up those areas. We are now ready for the next step.

Digital Dentures Workflows

Immediate Denture Workflow 

√ The following workflow is applicable for patients with existing dentition.

  1. Scan and Order - Scan upper and lower arches and capture bite.
  2. Seat - Seat the new denture.

To be used in the following clinical scenarios:

Post extraction to fabricate a healing denture.

Appointment 1

√ Setup the case in Chairside
√ Scan lower arch intraorally.
√ Scan upper arch intraorally.
√ Scan left and right bite intraorally.
√ Fill out the digital lab script in Chairside.

Appointment 2

√ Receive and seat the finished appliance(s).

Appointment 3

√ Receive and seat the finished appliance(s).

Copy/Reference Workflow

The following workflow is applicable for patients using an existing denture to establish their
VDO and / or bite.

  1. Scan and Order - Extraorally scan existing appliance and intraorally scan the bite.
  2. Seat - Seat the new denture.

To be used for the following clinical scenarios: 

√ Fabricating a new denture using a current full or partial denture as a reference.

√ Retaining and/or making an exact copy of a current denture. 

Before Scanning

√ Make any necessary adjustments to the existing denture to ensure fit and correct VDO.
√ Remove denture and apply light body wash (avoid excess material).
√ Place denture in the patient’s mouth and have the patient move lips and move tongue side to side,        and gently push down on the denture. Let the denture sit while impression material sets.
√ Remove and trim off any excess impression material, especially on the occlusal surface.
√ If teeth are significantly worn down, use blue mousse to fill the bite on the occlusal surface to verify      that the VDO is correct.
√ Take photos of the patient [highly recommended]:

  • A head on photo with the patient smiling naturally (wearing dentures).
  • 2 profile pictures (1 from each side) with the patient smiling naturally (wearing dentures).
  • [If possible] A head on photo of the patient with cheek retractors in place (wearing dentures).

Scans Required

Fabricating a single arch dentures

√ 360 scan of Reference Denture
√ Intraoral scan of opposing
√ Register bite via intraoral bite scan (from molar to midline) with blue mousse

Fabricating dual arch dentures
√ 360 scan of both Reference Dentures
√ Register bite via scan of both arches in occlusion outside of mouth (full arch from molar to molar) with blue mousse

Fabricating Denture for Upper Arch

Appointment 1

√ If the reference denture does not fit perfectly,
start by placing a wash impression in the upper
denture.
√ Scan lower arch intraorally.
√ Scan upper denture extraorally 360 degrees.
√ Scan left and right bite intraorally.

Appointment 2

√ Receive and seat the finished appliance(s).

Fabricating Denture for Lower Arch

Appointment 1

√ If the reference denture does not fit perfectly,
start by placing a wash impression in the lower
denture.
√ Scan lower denture extraorally 360 degrees.
√ Scan upper arch intraorally.
√ Scan left and right bite intraorally.

Appointment 2

√ Receive and seat the finished appliance(s).

Fabricating Denures for Both Upper and Lower Arches

Appointment 1

√ Place wash impression in both dentures.
√ Scan lower denture extraorally 360 degrees.
√ Scan upper denture extraorally 360 degrees.
√ Register the bite either extraorally or intraorally.

Appointment 2

√ Receive and seat the finished appliance(s).

New Denture Workflow for Edentulous Patient 

The following workflow is applicable for patients with no existing dentition or appliance (partial or full denture) to establish their VDO and/or bite. 

  1. Scan and Order - Scan upper and lower arches
  2. Register Bite - Use the provided wax rim to establish bite and mark/ adjust to patient.
  3. Scan Wax Bite Rims - Extraorally scan wax bite rim and intraorally scan the bite via wax bite rim.
  4. Seat - Seat the new denture.

To be used for the following clinical scenarios:

√ Patient has no dentition or full or partial denture to establish VDO and/or bite.

Upper Only 

Appointment 1

Scan lower arch intraorally. 

Scan upper arch intraorally. 

If you are unable to capture the edentulous arch intraorally you may take an alginate impression using a stock impression tray and after drying it, scan the impression instead of the patient’s arch. 

Appointment 2

√ Place wash impression inside the upper wax rim.

√ Adjust wax rim to achieve proper bite and VDO,  and cut in notches for bite registration. 

√ Mark up wax rim. 

√ Scan lower arch intraorally. 

√ Scan upper wax rim extraorally 360 degrees.

√ Scan left and right bite intraorally. 

√ Send Dandy the wax rim 

Appointment 3

√  Receive and seat the finished appliance(s). 

Lower Only 

Appointment 1

Scan lower arch intraorally. 

Scan upper arch intraorally.

If you are unable to capture the edentulous arch intraorally you may take an alginate impression using a stock impression tray and after drying it, scan left and right bite intraorally and the impression instead of the patient’s arch.

Appointment 2

√ Place wash impression inside the lower wax rim.

√ Adjust wax rim to achieve proper bite and VDO,  and cut in notches for bite registration. 

√ Mark up wax rim. 

√ Scan lower wax rim extraorally 360 degrees.

√ Scan upper arch intraorally. 

√ Scan left and right bite intraorally. 

Appointment 3

√  Receive and seat the finished appliance(s). 

Upper and Lower

Appointment 1

√ Scan lower arch intraorally. 

√ Scan upper arch intraorally.

If you are unable to capture the edentulous arch intraorally you may take an alginate impression using a stock tray and after drying it, scan the impression instead of the patient’s arch.

Appointment 2

√ Place wash impression inside the lower wax rim.
√ Adjust wax rim to achieve proper bite and VDO, and cut in notches for bite registration.
√ Mark up wax rim.
√ Scan the lower wax rim extraorally 360 degrees.
√ Scan upper wax rim extraorally 360 degrees.
√ Scan the full arch bite extraorally or scan left and right bite intraorally.

Appointment 3

√  Receive and seat the finished appliance(s). 

Reference / Copy Implant Overdenture Workflow

The following implant supported locator overdenture workflow is applicable for patients with an existing denture to be used to establish their VDO and / or bite and requires a chairside pickup.

  1. Scan and Order - Extraorally scan existing appliance and intraorally scan the bite.
  2. Seat - Seat the new denture.

To be used for the following clinical scenarios:

√ Converting an Immediate Denture into an Implant Supported Overdenture (using the Immediate Denture as a reference) post-osseointegration of implants.
√ Relining and/or making an exact copy of a current Implant Supported Overdenture.

Before Scanning

√ Ensure the patient’s healing caps are covering implant locations or where applicable that the abutments are clean and dry.
√ Make any necessary adjustments to the existing denture to ensure fit and correct VDO.
√ Remove denture and apply light body wash (avoid excess material).
√ Place denture in the patient’s mouth and have the patient move lips and move tongue side to side, and gently push
down on the denture. Let the denture sit while impression material sets.
√ Remove and trim off any excess impression material, especially on the occlusal surface.
√ In the case of an overdenture, remove and trim off any excess material from the nylon caps, reseat and verify centric relation.
√ If teeth are significantly worn down, use blue mousse to fill the bite on the occlusal surface to verify that the VDO is correct.
√ Take photos of the patient [highly recommended]:

  • A head on photo with the patient smiling naturally (wearing dentures).
  • 2 profile pictures (1 from each side) with the patient smiling naturally (wearing dentures).
  • [If possible] A head on photo of the patient with cheek retractors in place (wearing dentures).

Scans Required

Fabricating a single arch denture

√ 360 scan of Reference Denture 

√ Intraoral scan of opposing 

√ Register bite via intraoral bite scan (from molar to midline) with blue mousse 

Fabricating dual arch dentures 

√ 360 scan of both Reference Dentures
√ Register bite via scan of both arches in occlusion outside of mouth (full arch from molar to molar) with blue mousse

Fabricating Denture for Upper Arch

Appointment 1

√ Place wash impression in upper denture.
√ Scan lower arch intraorally.
√ Scan upper denture extraorally 360 degrees.
√ Scan left and right bite intraorally.
√ Take additional scan of upper arch intraorally.

Appointment 2

√ Once you receive the final denture you will need to do a chairside pickup of the locator housings to complete the denture.

Fabricating Lower Arch Denture

Appointment 1

√ Place wash impression in lower denture.
√ Scan lower denture extraorally 360 degrees.
√ Scan upper arch intraorally.
√ Scan left and right bite intraorally.
√ Take additional scan of lower arch intraorally.

Appointment 2

√ Once you receive the final denture you will
need to do a chairside pickup of the locator
housings to complete the denture.

Fabricating Denture for Both Upper and Lower Arches

Appointment 1

√ Place wash impression in both dentures.
√ Scan lower denture extraorally 360 degrees.
√ Scan upper denture extraorally 360 degrees.
√ Scan the full arch bite extraorally or scan left and right bite intraorally.
√ Take additional scan of lower arch intraorally.
√ Take additional scan of upper arch intraorally.

Appointment 2

Once you receive the final denture you will need to do a chairside pickup of the locator housings to complete the denture.

New Implant Overdenture

The following implant supported locator overdenture workflow is applicable for patients with no
existing dentition or appliance (partial or full denture) to establish their VDO and / or bite and
requires a chairside pickup.

  1. Scan and Order - Scan upper and lower arches
  2. Register Bite - Use the provided wax rim to establish bite and mark/ adjust to patient.
  3. Scan Wax Bite Rims - Extraorally scan wax bite rim and ship back to the lab.
  4. Seat - Seat the new denture and add housings via chairside pickup.

To be used for the following clinical scenarios:

√ Patient lost or broke their Implant Supported Overdenture and is unable to establish VDO.
√ Immediate-load of an Implant Supported Overdenture post surgery.

Fabricating Upper Arch Denture

Appointment 1

√ Scan lower arch intraorally.
√ Scan upper arch intraorally.

If the patient does not have enough teeth to establish proper bite relationship or vertical dimension of opening, then we will need to utilize a 3-appointment wax rim workflow:

Appointment 2

√ Place wash impression inside the upper wax rim.
√ Adjust wax rim to achieve proper bite and VDO, and cut in notches for bite registration.
√ Mark up wax rim.
√ Scan lower arch intraorally.
√ Scan upper wax rim extraorally 360 degrees.
√ Scan left and right bite intraorally.

Appointment 3

√ Once you receive the final denture you will need to do a chairside pickup of the locator housings to complete the denture.

Fabricating Lower Arch Denture

Appointment 1

√ Scan lower arch intraorally.
√ Scan upper arch intraorally.

If you are unable to capture the edentulous arch intraorally you may take an alginate impression

using a stock impression tray and after drying it, scScan left and right bite intraorally.an the im-
pression instead of the patient’s arch.

Appointment 2

√ Place wash impression inside the lower wax rim.
√ Adjust wax rim to achieve proper bite and VDO, and cut in notches for bite registration.
√ Mark up wax rim.
√ Scan the lower wax rim extraorally 360 degrees.
√ Scan upper arch intraorally.
√ Scan left and right bite intraorally.

Appointment 3

√ Once you receive the final denture you will need to do a chairside pickup of the locator housings to complete the denture.

Fabricating Both Upper and Lower Arch Dentures

Appointment 1

√ Scan lower arch intraorally.
√ Scan upper arch intraorally.

If you are unable to capture the edentulous arch intraorally you may take an alginate impression
using a stock tray and after drying it, scan the impression instead of the patient’s arch.

Appointment 2

√ Place wash impression in both wax rims.
√ Adjust wax rim to achieve proper bite and VDO, and cut in notches for bite registration.
√ Mark up wax rims.
√ Scan the lower wax rim extraorally 360 degrees.
√ Scan upper wax rim extraorally 360 degrees.
√ Scan the full arch bite extraorally or scan left and right bite intraorally.

Appointment 3

√ Once you receive the final denture you will need to do a chairside pickup of the locator housings to complete the denture.

Try-in Fixes

Fit Issues

Denture is too loose or rocking:

√ Relieve intaglio of try-in denture base using a carbide bur if necessary to avoid unwanted addition to the patients VDO.
√ Place wash impression in upper try-in denture and/or lower try-in denture.
√ Scan try-in denture(s) extraorally 360 degrees. (Upper and/or Lower)
√ If applicable scan the opposing arch (Upper or Lower) intraorally.
√ Scan the full arch bite extraorally or scan left and right bite intraorally.

Denture is too tight and significant adjustments are needed:

√ Apply pressure indicating paste (PIP) to the intaglio of the try-in denture.
√ Insert try-in and have the patient go through muscle movements.
√ Remove try-in denture from the patient’s mouth and adjust any areas that show blanching of the PIP.
√ Repeat until optimal fit has been achieved.
√ Remove any residual PIP using soap, warm water, and a denture brush.
√ Scan try-in denture(s) extraorally 360 degrees (Upper and/or Lower) no wash impression needed.
√ If applicable scan the opposing arch (Upper or Lower) intraorally.
√ Scan the full arch bite extraorally or scan left and right bite intraorally.
√ (Note: If it is preferred you may aggressively relieve the entirety of the intaglio surface and take a new wash impression. Just follow the steps above in the “Denture is too loose or rocking” guide after relieving denture.)

Bite Issues

√ Check to ensure that dentures are fully seated.
√ If a major adjustment is necessary you may aggressively adjust teeth using a carbide bur or a stone wheel until
the patient can close properly.
√ If only a minor adjustment is necessary use horseshoe articulating paper to help indicate high spots and lightly
adjust using a carbide bur.
√ Scan try-in denture(s) extraorally 360 degrees. (Upper and/or Lower)
√ If applicable scan any opposing arches (Upper or Lower) intraorally.
√ Scan the full arch bite extraorally or scan left and right bite intraorally.

Aesthetic Issues

Some aesthetic issues can be solved using adjustments (I.E. Incisal edge is too long, adjust to desired length) but most of these issues will require photos with the appliance in, and detailed notes in order to resolve. Use a black magic marker when desired to make markings on the try-in before taking photos. (I.E. New midline mark, or high smile line mark) If there are no issues with the bite relationship, VDO, or fit, then no scans are required.

Digital Denture Scenarios

Below are a wide range of digital denture workflows and scenarios to increase your efficiency and profitability while also ensuring the best experience for your patients.

Restorative Goal: New Immediate Denture

CASE 1: Immediate Denture on arch with existing dentition

Arch 1: Denture
Arch 2: Dentition pre-extraction

WORKFLOW:

APPOINTMENT 1:

  • Take upper and lower scans (with denture in or out of mouth)
  • Take a bite scan (with denture in mouth)

APPOINTMENT 2:

  • Dandy sends Immediate Denture prior to tooth extraction

Reference: Immediate Denture Workflow

CASE 2: Immediate Denture on both arches

Arch 1: Dentition pre-extraction
Arch 2: Dentition pre-extraction

WORKFLOW:

APPOINTMENT 1:

  • Take upper and lower scans
  • Take a bite scan

APPOINTMENT 2:

  • Dandy sends Immediate Denture prior to tooth extraction

If the patient wants to move to a final denture from the immediates they receive,
please follow the Reference/Copy Workflow.

Reference: Immediate Denture Workflow

Restorative Goal: New Denture / Overdenture

CASE 1: Old / Worn Denture(s) / Overdenture(s)

Arch 1: Denture / Overdenture
Arch 2: Dentition / Overdenture

WORKFLOW:

APPOINTMENT 1:

  • Apply light body wash to current denture
  • Take a 360 scan of the current denture (extraoral)
  • Register and scan bite (intraoral)

APPOINTMENT 2:

  • Dandy sends new Denture / Overdenture

Reference: Reference/Copy Workflow

CASE 2: Go To Final From Immediate Denture(s)

Arch 1: Immediate Denture
Arch 2: Immediate Denture / Dentition

WORKFLOW:

APPOINTMENT 1:

  • Apply light body wash to current denture
  • Take a 360 scan of the current denture (extraoral)
  • Register and scan bite (intraoral)

APPOINTMENT 2:

  • Dandy sends new Overdenture with recessed holes for chairside pickup

Reference: Reference/Copy Overdenture Workflow

CASE 3: No Current Denture Or Dentition

Arch 1: Edentulous with no appliance
Arch 2: Edentulous with no appliance

WORKFLOW:

APPOINTMENT 1:

Take upper and lower scans
APPOINTMENT 2:
Register bite via wax bite rim and take 360 extraoral scan

  • With the wax bite rims in the patient’s mouth clearly mark the wax bite rim with the patient’s smile lines, canine lines, and midlines
  • Add a light body wash to the wax bite rim before seating back in the patient’s mouth to ensure maximum accuracy
  • Take a 360 scan of the wax bite rim (extraoral)
  • Scan bite via wax rim (intraoral)

APPOINTMENT 3:

  • Dandy sends new Denture designed using wax bite rim scans and edentulous scans

Reference: Reference / Copy Denture Workflow

CASE 4: New Denture For Opposing

Arch 1: Denture / Dentition
Arch 2: Edentulous with no appliance

WORKFLOW:

APPOINTMENT 1:
Take intraoral scan

  • Scan the edentulous arch to be used for the wax bite rim

APPOINTMENT 2:
Register bite via wax bite rim and take 360 extraoral scan

  • With the wax bite rims in the patient’s mouth clearly mark the wax bite rim with the
    patient’s smile lines, canine lines, and midlines
  • Add a light body wash to the wax bite rim before seating back in the patient’s mouth to
    ensure maximum accuracy
  • Take a 360 scan of wax rim and existing denture (extraoral)
  • Scan bite with wax bite rim and denture (intraoral)

APPOINTMENT 3:

  • Dandy sends new Denture designed using wax bite rim scans and edentulous scans

Reference: Wax Bite Rim Workflow

CASE 5: New Denture To Replace Partial and Update Current Denture

Arch 1: Denture
Arch 2: Partial

WORKFLOW:

APPOINTMENT 1:

  • Perform scans of denture arch (with denture in), partial arch (partial in mouth), and partial arch without the partial
  • Apply wash to make adjustments to current denture and / or partial
  • Take a 360 scan of denture to be referenced (extraoral)
  • Register and scan bite (intraoral with denture and partial in)

APPOINTMENT 2:

Register bite via wax bite rim and take 360 extraoral scan

  • Dandy sends new Dentures

Reference: Reference / Copy Denture Workflow

Restorative Goal: New Full Denture and Partial Denture

CASE 1: No Current Full Denture, Current Partial Denture

Arch 1: Edentulous no appliance
Arch 2: Some dentition

WORKFLOW:

APPOINTMENT 1:

Take upper and lower intraoral scans

  • Scan both the edentulous arch to be used for the wax bite rim AND the opposing arch without the partial on it
  • Scan the opposing arch with the existing partial in place in a separate order

APPOINTMENT 2:

Register bite via wax bite rim

  • With the wax rim in the patient’s mouth, clearly mark the wax rim with the patient’s smile lines, canine lines, & midlines.
  • Add a light body wash to the wax bite rim before seating back in the patient’s mouth to ensure maximum accuracy
  • Doctor sends both physical wax bite rims back to lab (need physical wax bite rims because partial dentures are done by hand)

APPOINTMENT 3:

  • Dandy sends new Full Denture and new Partial Denture

Reference: Wax Bite Rim Workflow

CASE 2: Current Full Denture, No Partial Denture

Arch 1: Denture
Arch 2: Some dentition

WORKFLOW:

APPOINTMENT 1:
Intraoral scan and 360 scan

Apply wash impression to make adjustments to existing denture

Take a 360 scan of denture to be referenced (extraoral)

Take scans of opposing arch for new partial (intraoral)

Register and scan bite (intraoral with denture in)

APPOINTMENT 2:

  • Dandy sends new Full Denture and new Partial Denture

APPOINTMENT 3:

  • Dandy sends new Denture designed using wax bite rim scans and edentulous scans

Reference: Reference/Copy Workflow & Immediate Denture Workflow

CASE 3: No Full Denture, No Partial Denture

Arch 1: Edentulous with no appliance
Arch 2: Some dentition

WORKFLOW:

APPOINTMENT 1:

Take upper and lower intraoral scans

  • Scan both the edentulous arch to be used for the wax bite rim and the opposing arch for the partial

APPOINTMENT 2:

Register bite via wax bite rim

  • With the wax bite rim in the patient’s mouth, clearly mark the wax bite rim with the patient’s smile lines, canine lines, and midlines.
  • Add a light body wash to the wax bite rim before seating back in the patient’s mouth to ensure maximum accuracy
  • Doctor sends both physical wax bite rims back to lab (need physical wax bite rims because partial dentures are done by hand)

APPOINTMENT 3:

  • Dandy sends new Full Denture and new Partial Denture

Reference: Wax Bite Rim Workflow for more information

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