Accuracy of Intraoral Digital Impression (IDI) in Fixed Prosthodontics: Systematic Review
Aim: To evaluate the accuracy of Intraoral digital impression (IDI) in fixed prosthodontics and possible advantages related to IDI in comparison with conventional methods of impression. Methodology: Various studies of IDI were searched using the PubMed database. A well defines criteria for exclusion and inclusion of articles was followed.
Results: A total of 17 studies were included in this systematic review. Digital impression showed the shorter time. It has many benefits over the regular impression method and improved accuracy. However, in some studies, conventional methods exhibited high accuracy. Conclusions: Digital impression can be a substitute for conventional methods. However, for better understanding, more clinical trials are needed to perform for the evaluation of the accuracy of IDI in fixed prosthodontics.