3Shape Communicate Integrated with Dental Pro for iOS

3Shape Communicate Integrated with Dental Pro for iOS

The current version of Dental Pro for iOS allows you to align a face model with teeth models that are stored in your 3Shape Communicate account.



If you want more indepth information on how to use 3Shape Communicate with Bellus3D Dental Pro, please check out this 3Shape webinar that just recently completed: https://3shape.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_GKGTU5fiQ9u2Q6PS5Bky6g  

If you would like to see how to import an aligned face model into the 3Shape software, please review this 3 minute video: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xLltZ6wbcaE&feature=youtu.be



In order to use the 3Shape integration, you need an Advanced subscription.  On the Dental Pro home page, tap the gear icon in the upper left corner.  This opens Settings.  Look towards the bottom and it will show the Service level.  Free or Advanced.  You need Advanced.  If you don't have Advanced the 3Shape options will be grayed out. 

Starting with version 2.0.0 of Dental Pro, you can buy an Advanced subscription with an in-app purchase.  Just tap the Upgrade to Advanced in the Settings window to learn more. 

First sign in to Dental Pro and open the Gallery from the landing page. Then tap the align button in the upper right corner.  You will see this screen:



Once you tap Jaw Models, you will transition to the New Workspace Screen.  Tap on "Select Model - Upper" and you will see this screen where the 3Shape option is visible:



Once you tap on 3Shape, you will presented with the 3Shape Communicate log in screen:



Once logged in, you will see a list of your available patients.  




Tap on one of the patients and you will see pictures of the upper and lower jaw files if they are available.  



Tap "Load Both" to load both 3D teeth models into the Workspace.  Add your face model then tap next:



After tapping Next, you will see the 3Shape teeth models aligned to the face model.


The icon at the far right, under Face Models is the export button (the box with an arrow pointing down).  This will allows you to export an aligned face. 

Here is an example of using a Bellus3D face scan aligned to 3Shape teeth in the 3Shape software: https://youtu.be/HfNTZTne50M

Importing into 3Shape

To import the face scan into the 3Shape Dental System, follow these steps:
  1. Select "Additional Scans"
  2. Select the .ply file that was exported from Dental Pro
  3. Load the file
Here are the step in screenshots: 

 




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