As the owner of all 4 commercially available digital impression systems, Dr. DiTolla is one of the country’s leading authorities on this technology. He will describe all 4 systems in detail and show live video of them being used. The concept of digital restorative dentistry will also be explained and demonstrated to be more accurate than traditional restorative dentistry. It will also be shown how digital impressions can lead to more economical restorations for clinicians and patients alike.
Michael DiTolla, DDS, graduated from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry with honors in 1988. Dr. DiTolla was awarded his Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry in 1995. In 2001, he became Director of Clinical Research and Education at Glidewell Labs, the world’s largest CAD/CAM lab, giving him an intimate knowledge of American dentists and their crown and bridge habits. Dr. DiTolla is Editor-in-Chief for Chairside Magazine, and has a monthly column on restorative dentistry in Dental Economics. He has been lecturing on restorative dentistry topics since 1995.