iTero dental lab solutions

A more efficient and productive lab starts with iTero.

When you receive digital impressions, you can start the manufacturing process faster. Shorter turnaround times for restorations keep the doctors in your network happy and your business growing.


Discover the efficiency of a digital lab workflow.

Slide between scenarios to see just how much of a difference iTero solutions can make in your workflow.

Step 1: Receive iTero scan from doctor.

In minutes,1 while the patient is still in the chair.

Step 2: Inspect digital impression for missing data.

Doctor can rescan specified area without rescheduling patient.

Step 3: Begin digital design and manufacturing workflows.

Using the CAD software of your choice. Optional digital design of model for 3D printing.

Step 4: Finish restoration and send to doctor.

So they can start treatment earlier.


Step 1: Receive PVS impression(s) from doctor.

Days after patient appointment.

Step 2: Inspect impression(s) for defects.

If minor, make adjustments and proceed. If major, doctor must reschedule patient.

Step 3: Prepare stone model mixture.

A time-consuming and messy process.

Step 4: Pour model and inspect for flaws after material has set.

Redo if voids or flaws are present. Section dies in preparation for scanning if the model is flawless.

Step 5: Scan model, enter prescription information, and begin design and manufacturing workflows.

Imagine how quick this process could be with digital impressions.

Step 6: Finish restoration and send to doctor.

Possibly weeks after receiving the original PVS impression(s).


Improve workflow and communication with MyiTero.

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Receive iTero scans within minutes1.

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Review your scans on our intuitive user interface, without needing to download them.

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Manage your scans with multiple options such as exporting to the CAD software of your choice, using iTero services for scan enhancements and precise milled models, or returning them to the doctor for adjustments.

exocad integration for optimal efficiency.

Automatically import iTero scans and prescription information into exoCAD DentalDB
Return case to doctor and 3D case preview embedded in exocad DentalDB.
Quickly pair with your existing MyiTero account

The iTero-enabled Workflow

MyiTero’s single-user interface allows you to direct your workflow in multiple ways, based on scan quality, case type, or production process.


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Doctor scans patient

Optional: Margin Marking
With iTero solutions, doctors can "mark the margin" on the scans they send to you — resulting in more efficiency as you begin your workflow.

Scans transmitted in minutes
Scans transmitted in minutes
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Lab receives scans

Once you receive a scan, you control which steps to take next. Need a model produced?  Want to export the file directly to your preferred CAD software? You’re in charge.

Export to CAD and begin production
Export to CAD and begin production
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Delivery of restoration

Restorations are delivered to the doctor for patient follow-up.

Optional: Return scans to doctor. If you find issues, like unclear margins or missing scans, you can immediately send scans back to the doctor with notes. An alert will appear on the iTero scanner so they can address the issue while the patient is still in the chair.

Optional iTero Services

Scan enhancement: There may be cases where a rescan isn’t necessary but the scan could benefit from some enhancing (e.g. a margin could be more clearly defined). Just send the scan to Align for scan enhancement.

Precision milled models: If you’re running at capacity and don’t have time to 3D-print your own models, you can order a precise, high-quality milled model from Align.

Success stories

“The speed of delivery, receiving the case within minutes and reviewing it on the web without having to download anything.”

Ashley Byrne, Lab Manager, Byrnes Lab, Wheatley, UK

We’re here for you and your iTero-enabled doctors.

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How we support you:

Expertise, support, and growth opportunities provided by:
•   Lab business development 
•   iTero territory managers

Validated connections to your doctors and lab workflows

Digital workflow troubleshooting experts for all types of cases


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How we support your iTero-enabled doctors:

Virtual training with the entire dental team

Access to learning portals and training webinars

Seamless lab connections, restorative workflows, and practice growth supported by
•  Lab Business Development    
•  iTero territory managers


We have a solution for your doctors

iTero Element Plus Series

iTero Element® Plus Series*

Our latest innovations. 

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iTero Element 5D

iTero Element® 5D 

Our first imaging system with NIRI technology

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iTero Element 2

iTero Element®

Proven innovation for effective treatment. 

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iTero Element Flex

iTero Element Flex™ 

Proven innovation in a portable package. 

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Need help choosing the best solution for your lab?

Let us help.

Just reach out to speak with an associate or to schedule a visit from our team. We’d love to demonstrate how our range of solutions can benefit your lab.

  • *The iTero Element 5D Plus Series (excluding the iTero Element 5D Plus Lite configurations) requires the use of a full barrier sleeve and clip on vent cover for the United States.
  • 1 Based on 10,000 scans, mean transfer time, defined as the time between the practice sending the iTero scan and the dental laboratory receiving it, is 4.6min. May vary based on internet connection. Data on file at Align Technology, as of February 12, 2020.