December 23, 2020

WELCOME TO THE INTRAORAL SCANNER AWARDS 2020

The iDD Intraoral Scanner Awards celebrate the dental industry's finest tech companies and rewards innovative and exceptional application of intraoral scanner technology to transform and grow digital dentistry.

The awards feature a variety of categories celebrating industry, applications and transformation through technology. iDD are proud recognize the following companies and intraoral scanners for outstanding creative and technical achievement in 2020.

See a full list of winners below.

Intraoral Scanner of the Year 

Recognizing the intraoral scanner that delivers the absolute best experience across all fields irrespective of cost.

CEREC PRIMESCAN – Dentsply Sirona (WINNER)
TRIOS4 – 3Shape
i500 Medit
Element 5D – iTero

Winner - primescan trans (1)

Best Low Cost Option

Awarded to the Intraoral Scanner that offers the most features and scanning efficacy relative to its cost. 

i500 – Medit (WINNER)
TRIOS 3 Basic 3Shape

Aoralscan – Shining 3D
3DS Scanner Runyes

Winner Medit i500

Best In-House Workflow 

Awarded for the best chairside workflow, efficiency and design. 

CEREC PRIMESCAN – Dentsply Sirona (WINNER)
TRIOS4 – 3Shape
Element 5D – iTero

Emerald S – Planmeca  

Winner - primescan trans (1)

Most Innovative Company   

For outstanding creative vision and innovation in scanner and software applications.

3Shape (Winner)
Itero
Dentsply Sirona
Medit

Winner - 3shape 1

Most Improved Intraoral Scanner  

Awarded to the intraoral scanner for outstanding development of software updates and features overtime.

i500 – Medit (WINNER)
TRIOS 4 3Shape

CS 3700 Carestream Dental 
CEREC Primescan – Dentsply Sirona

Winner - medit scanner trans 2

Product Design and Quality Award

Recognizing an intraoral scanner that is aesthetically appealing, functional, innovative and has outstanding design quality.

TRIOS MOVE – 3Shape (WINNER)
Primescan  Dentsply Sirona

Element 5D  iTero
CS 3700  Carestream Dental

Winner - trios move 2

Best Community Support

Recognizing an intraoral scanner company for outstanding community support and transparency, inclusive of social media activity.

Medit (WINNER)
3Shape

Carestream Dental
Dentsply Sirona

The People's Choice Award

Vote for your favorite scanner this year below 

Voting closed. Over 2000 votes collected... the people have spoken

Medit i500 (WINNER) - 51.16% of votes
CEREC Primescan - 17.98%

3Shape TRIOS 4 - 11.51%
iTero Element 5D - 4.44%

Winner - medit scanner trans 2
Intraoral Scanner Awards Poll Results

About the author 

Dr Ahmad Al-Hassiny

Dr Ahmad is a global leader in digital dentistry and intraoral scanners, carrying out lectures as a KOL for many companies and industry. He is one of the few in the world who owns and has tested all mainstream scanners and CAD/CAM systems in his clinic. Dr Ahmad Al-Hassiny is also the Director of The Institute of Digital Dentistry (iDD), which is a world-leading digital dentistry education provider. iDD offers live courses, masterclasses, and an online training platform, with a mission to ensure dentists globally have easy and affordable access to the best digital dentistry training possible.

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