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Very Clinical: Zach Jumps In to Digital Impressions!

The Very Dental Podcast Network

Release Date: 09/06/2022

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Kevin and Zach have returned from a short summer hiatus!

Zach started using a Medit scanner and that's what the conversation centered on!

How does an "analog" dentist change his technique to get excellent results with at scanner? Zach digs in to the new changes he's made and decides on whether he's going to stick with digital!

"Yay Medit!"

-Kevin

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