The present study assesses implant prostheses impressions time, patient and dentist perceptions. Materials and methods. Digital and conventional impressions were made in 10 patients. CEREC impressions with omnicam, triple tray technique and one-step conventional tray were also done and the time was recorded. Patient and dentist perceptions were rated. Statistics were done. Results and disscusion. Mean time was of 305 seconds for triple tray, 527 seconds for one-step and 395 seconds for Cerec. Time for triple tray was shorter than for one-step and Omnicam. Patients’ evaluation (uncomfortable=0; comfortable=100) was of 64 for triple tray, 75 for one-step and 52 for digital, respectively. Differences were significant. Dentist’s evaluation (simple=0; very difficult=100) was 17 for triple tray, 58 for one-step and 41 for digital. Differences were significant. Conclusions.Triple tray needed less time than the one-step and digital one, respectively. However, the digital impression was the most comfortable. For dentist’s evaluation, triple tray was the best.Keywords:
- one-step impressions.
- triple tray