Lava C.O.S


Imagine turning an uncomfortable procedure into a remarkable, interactive experience for patients and being able to confidently review your work in spectacular detail. The Lava™ Chairside Oral Scanner C.O.S. is a digital impression system that provides a powerful new connection and improved productivity for a doctor and their dental lab.

Benefits for Doctors:

  • Seating times of single unit crowns decreased on average by 41% when compared to traditional impressions¹
  • Prescribe PFM or CAD/CAM restorations
  • Assess preparations and margins using powerful tools unique to digital dentistry
  • Patients prefer a Lava C.O.S. digital impression versus a traditional impression¹

Benefits to Labs:

  • 0.5% remake rate due to marginal fit, 80% below industry average²
  • Any lab can participate with a no-capital-investment option
  • Digital files enable timely and effective communication between lab and doctor
  • Eliminate stone model production with highly accurate and durable stereolithography (SLA) models
  • Virtually mark margins and ditch dies utilizing the exact video images doctor captured in the mouth

¹ Source: 3M internal study ² Source: 3M internal study and 2007 NADL data

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