How do I send my cases to OrthoModels.com?There are two ways to submit case to us.
1) You can request shipping materials and either mail PVS impressions or quality stone models to us. If you mail impressions or models, please include a prescription form that can be found in the footer area on each page of this site. Please be certain to label models and impressions with patient’s name and date the impression was taken as this is how we organize your files.
2) Upload an intraoral scan of the arch(s) you wish to archive. All scanners save files in the .stl format and we can accept scans from any brand scanner.
What type of impression material should I use?
NEVER send an alginate impression to us. Always take impressions with PVS or equivalent material that won’t deform while shipping. Do not pour up the PVS impressions because we scan the impression directly.
How do I view my digital study models?
Once you register an account on Orthomodels.com you are provided a personalized Dashboard. Here you can complete your office’s profile with the address, phone number, logo, etc. When you upload a file, send a model or impression to us our technicians clean it up then create a folder with the patient’s name that is viewable on your Dashboard. Every time you send a case for a particular patient we will upload it into the patient’s folder with the date of impression as the name of the file.
If you want to view a file once it’s in the patient’s folder, simply click on it and an .stl viewer will open within the browser so you do NOT have to open an external application. Our viewer is incorporated in the website.
What do you do to prepare the digital study model before uploading to my Dashboard?
We will digitally scan a stone model or impression once received and there are inevitably artifacts we will have to clean up with our software. The same is true with an intraoral scans. Once we remove the imperfections, we will base the model and make it as clean as possible.
How long does it take for OrthoModels.com to prepare the digital study models and post to my dashboard?
It depends on the volume of cases we have, but we will typically have the models saved to your Dashboard within 2 weeks of receiving them.
How will I be notified when my digital models are ready to view?
Yes, you will receive email notification as soon as the digital models are ready.
How much does an OrthoVault digital study model cost?
|1 - 499 Models||$12 per set|
|500 - 999 Models||$10 per set|
|1000 + Models||$ 8 per set|
Can you produce a physical study model from the digital study model if I need it at a later time?
Absolutely! Simply click the button that reads “Print 3D Model” located under each file link. We will print the model and ship it to you at a cost of $15 per arch. We will send you an email confirming that we will begin production on your model. If you pressed this button by mistake please respond to the email or call us as soon as possible.
Yes. If you send us a case for archiving and want an appliance made as well we will duplicate the model and fabricate?
the appliance and ship it to you. We will be sure to upload the model to your Dashboard as well. Please visit www.SmartDesignsDental.com and download our orthodontic prescription form for appliance fabrication.