Three Leading CAD/CAM Scanners and Mills Compared

CAD/CAM Scanners Compared

3Shape TrioS

Scanning Speed

Scanner Size & Weight

Larger Scanning Head

340 grams

Ergonomic Design

Inbuilt Heater

(Helps avoid scanner fogging during scanning)

Full Arch Scanning

Ease of Use

3Shape TrioS

Design Tools

Automatic Design Proposals

Software Reliability

Configuration Options

Cart

USB

Wireless

Open or Closed Architecture

STL Import

STL Export

Cost

$$$

Yearly Fees / Subscriptions

Annual subscription for base system and add-on design modules

Planmeca Emerald

Scanning Speed

Scanner Size & Weight

Largest Scanning Head

240 grams

Ergonomic Design

Inbuilt Heater

(Helps avoid scanner fogging during scanning)

Full Arch Scanning

Ease of Use

Planmeca Emerald

Design Tools

Automatic Design Proposals

Software Reliability

Configuration Options

Cart

USB

Wireless

Open or Closed Architecture

STL Import

STL Export

Cost

$$$

Yearly Fees / Subscriptions

None

CAD/CAM Milling Machines Compared

Roland DWX-4W

Milling Speed

Maintenance Requirements

High

Milling Quality

Wet or Dry Milling

Wet

Dry

Ease of Use

Cost

$$$

Planmill 40/E4D Mill

Milling Speed

Maintenance Requirements

Medium

Milling Quality

Wet or Dry Milling

Wet

Dry

Ease of Use

Cost

$$$

  • Sebastião Gomes Barbosa says:

    I have a Dentsply Sirona MC-XL in my Clinic almost 6 years and I am very very satisfied with my equipment.

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