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Technology takes bite out of dental impressions

Apr. 3, 2014—A new digital scanner for teeth is allowing Vanderbilt Orthodontic patients of all ages to have dental impressions for procedures such as Invisalign — clear removable teeth aligners similar to braces — created without the gagging or bad taste that accompanies traditional methods.

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Questions about braces? This live chat is for you

Jan. 22, 2014—If you are interested in braces — no matter your age or needs — you’ll want to take part in a live online chat with a Vanderbilt University Medical Center orthodontist. Richard Shin, DDS, assistant professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, will answer questions from online users on Tuesday, Jan. 28, from noon to 1...

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