Digital Implant Dentistry: Simple Workflow for Final Restoration.

ScanBody and Digital Lab Analog 
By: Hiossen Implant Canada INC

The Journal of Multidisciplinary Care Decisions in Dentistry in 2017, showed that when digital dental technology was entering into the common practice, just a small group (16% of dental professionals)  had the foresight and knowledge needed to implement the technology before it was efficient, intuitive and mainstream. In other words, they set the stage for later adopters. Based on the same article, in 2017, digital dentistry was used by approximately 34% of clinicians. Nowadays, the community of users has been growing at a fast rate and the foresight and knowledge are within everyone’s reach

After discussing with our doctors about how Digital Implant Dentistry involves multiple companies, equipment, treatment planning methods, surgical guides, Intra Oral scanning tech, and CADCAM, Hiossen understood that Digital Implant Dentistry can be an overwhelming experience. However, many practitioners are aware of the importance to start being part of this technology along with an expectation of a smooth workflow that improves, even more, their practice and gives the patient the highest chance of success.

The Scan Body and Digital Lab Analog are part of the final restoration process. We invite you to look at these two products, either if you are getting used to this technology or if you don’t know where to start.

Digital Workflow


Product  Digital Scan Body   Digital Lab Analog 
  • It is a digital impression coping
  • It is to scan either the patient or a model with a Scan Body that is linked to a Digital Analog
  • It should be placed in:

– Patient’s implant during intraoral scanning
– The plaster model with implant analog at the dental laboratory.

  • The IOS scan is used by lab design CAD CAM software to create a model. 
  • Using 3D printer to build a digital printed model with Digital Lab Analog in socket
  • Giving the Lab the ability to create the final restoration
Equipment needed.
  • 1.2 manual hex driver
  • Reamer
  • Screw Driver
  • Insertion Tool 



  • Reduce treatment time
  • Clear commutation between dentist and lab


  • Not shipping cost
  • Not need store dental model
  • Decrease the turnaround time for each case
  • Patient comfort:  In one study, patients unanimously preferred digital impressions over conventional impressions. (Joda T, Brägger U. Patient-centered outcomes comparing digital and conventional implant impression procedures: a randomized crossover trial. Clin Oral Implants Res. 2016;27:e185–e189)


  • Innovation shape Digital Lab Analog that prevents rotation
  • Hex direction check groove (Digital Lab Analog)
  • Screw fastening method keeps the connector sturdy (Digital Lab Analog)
  • 3D positioning of the implant (or analog)


  • No longer needing to disinfect trays to minimize the transmission of viruses and bacteria.
  • The lab does not have to handle the impressions, decreasing the chance of viruses or other contaminants.
  • For challenging patients 

There is not a unique way to start along with this technology. You may include both products or just start with one. It depends on your Digital Workflow set up. However, it is a fact that including them in your daily practice will benefit you in many aspects. To know more about the launch date, specification, and help of how you may include them in your workflow, please leave your contact information below.


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