Dr. Florian Kernen is board-certified by the American Board of Prosthodontics and is a clinician scientist in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University Medical Center in Freiburg, Germany. He completed his dental training at the University of Basel, Switzerland in 2012 and received his doctor’s degree in 2014. After a fellowship with the postgraduate Prosthodontics Program at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA in 2013, he completed his Prosthodontics Residency Program and Master of Dental Science degree in 2017.
This article aims to give an overview of the application of digital technologies in implant dentistry. The workflow of digital imaging, computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing is followed with regard to implant dentistry.