Tekscan, Inc. in partnership with Digital Smile Design (DSD) is proud to be working toward raising the bar in dental care by using digital technology to establish protocols that will enhance patient communication, improve treatment outcomes and deliver patients beautiful and functional smiles.

In these two videos, Christian Coachman, DSD Founder and CEO, gives you his take on the value of using T-Scan throughout the DSD Concept.

Part 1: The T-Scan Workflow

Part 2: T-Scan in Action

T-Scan fits into 5 areas of the DSD holistic dentistry workflow:

Initial examination

Initial examination 

Pre-treatment communication

Pre-treatment communication 

Testing functionality

Functional testing

Performing occlusal adjustments

Occlusal adjustment

Tracking occlusal profile

Maintenance and longevity

Digital Smile Design (DSD) is a multipurpose conceptual protocol which provides a systematic approach for diagnosis, communication, treatment planning, execution, and case maintenance. T-Scan™ digital occlusal analysis technology is a key part of DSD's treatment protocol sequence. With T-Scan, DSD practitioners can reveal bite force and timing data in a visually engaging way, and then use this information to ensure a patient's bite is balanced and functioning harmoniously.

Providing a beautifully formed and flawlessly functional smile is the combined goal of Tekscan and Digital Smile Design.

T-Scan Integration with DSDApp® by Coachman 2.0

Tekscan's T-Scan digital occlusal analysis tool is now integrated into the DSDApp. With the DSDApp, dentists can quickly create a smile design, along with a proper and correct patient documentation file.

Key Benefits:

  • Case management becomes much easier through the organization and storage of files; and when ready, case files, including valuable T-Scan data, are easily sent and shared with the DSD Planning Center.
  • DSDApp incorporated T-Scan into the App for the full purpose of improving patient communication and documentation.
  • Dentists can save and visualize the T-Scan bite recordings all within the DSDApp, bringing a whole new level of documentation that allows dentists to educate and motivate patients to accept treatment.

Watch and see how seamless it is to integrate, edit, and save your T-Scan files to the DSDApp by Coachman 2.0.


Check out our T-Scan & DSD Smile Design Playlist on YouTube!

Download this Real-World Example Showing how T-Scan and DSD Integrate to Solve a Complex Patient Case

From Smile Design to Function: A Case Report

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The main goal of DSD is to help dental offices to succeed in modern competitive markets by creating unique differentiation and efficiency by using modern technologies and marketing strategies.

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