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Practical resources

How-to guides, videos, protocols and more.

Working with us

Panthera oral appliances are made from 3D scans of physical models or from intra-oral scans.

The Panthera system is compatible with the latest intra-oral scanning technologies from:

Dentsply Sirona
MEDIT
3shape
iTero
CARESTREAM

Digital Workflow

Digital Workflow

Traditional Workflow

Traditional Workflow

How-to Videos

Step by Step Guides

PATIENT EXAMINATION

Oral assessment

Explains how to assess the patient orally when considering a dental sleep appliance, including how to measure occlusal dimensions and assess dentition, soft tissues and TMJ.

IMPRESSION TAKING AND BITE REGISTRATION

Physical dental impression

Explains how to take physical dental impressions for an oral appliance.

Optical dental impression

Explains how to take optical dental impressions for an oral appliance.

George Gauge Unpacked

Explains the features of the George Gauge which is used for taking a patient’s bite registration.

George Gauge Procedure

A PDF guide to taking a patient’s bite registration using a George Gauge.

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Taking a bite registration

Explains how to take a patient’s bite registration using a George Gauge.

PATIENT FITTING

First fitting

Explains how to fit and adjust the Panthera Classic appliance in the mouth of the patient for the first time.

CHAIR-SIDE MODIFICATIONS

Adjustments using heat

Explains how to adjust the retention of a sleep apnea device.

Adjustments by material reduction

Explains how to adjust a sleep apnea device.

Reducing retention

Explains how to adjust a sleep apnea device that is too tight.

Adjusting occlusion

Explains how to adjust occlusion of a sleep apnea device.

Reducing gum irritation

Explains how to adjust irritating side of a sleep apnea device.

Increasing retention

Explains how to adjust a sleep apnea device that is too loose.

Adding a lump

Explains how to add a composite’s button.

DEVICE TITRATION

Changing rods

Explains how to adjust titration of a D-SAD Classic (increase/decrease the jaw advancement).

Changing clips

Explains how to adjust titration of a D-SAD X3 (increase/decrease the jaw advancement).

D-SAD Classic rods replacement guide

A PDF guide that explains how to change the D-SAD Classic Rods to titrate the device.

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DEVICE CARE

Cleaning with Novadent

Explains how to clean a sleep apnea device.

How to send STL files

The Panthera system is compatible with the latest intra-oral scanning technologies from:

Dentsply Sirona
MEDIT
3shape
iTero
CARESTREAM
PRIMESCAN / DENTSPLY

Register on www.customer.connectcasecenter.com or log in to your account.

Under “My connect case centre.”

– Partner
– My favourite recipients

  1. Click “Search direct.”

  2. Make sure to use the “Clear Field” button, to clear any previous data.

  3. Type “Panthera” in the “Name of Contractor” field.

  4. Click “Start search.”

  5. Once the search is done, you will find Panthera Dental located in Quebec City.

  6. Click the “+” sign to add Panthera as a manufacturing partner and confirm the addition.

  7. Scan your patient’s mouth and send the scans/files using the Dentsply’s sending system (Inbox) to the manufacturer (Panthera).

    It is important to use the same practice name/doctor’s name on both the scanner and www.pantheradental.com (in order to link it to the Rx).

  8. Log in to your profile on www.pantheradental.com.

  9. Create your online Rx.

    It is important to use the same patient identification as on the scanner (in order to make the link with the STL files).

  10. Make sure to select the intra oral inbox option in the provided material section.

  11. Once you have clicked checkout, your order will be officially placed. The system will then prompt you to upload the files. This is automatic. Since you have sent your files through an inbox portal, skip this step and go back to your dashboard or close the page.

  12. We will get an automatic message stating that an order has been placed and we will match it with the files.
MEDIT
  1. Log in to your account on the Medit portal.

  2. Send a connection request to [email protected].

  3. Once the connection is accepted, scan your patient’s mouth and send the scans/files using the Medit’s sending system (Inbox) to the manufacturer (Panthera).

    It is important to use the same practice name/doctor’s name both on the scanner and www.pantheradental.com (in order to link it to the Rx).

  4. Log in to your profile on www.pantheradental.com.

  5. Create your online Rx.

    It is important to use the same patient identification as on the scanner (in order to make the link with the STL files).

  6. Make sure to select the Intra oral inbox option in the provided material section.

  7. Once you have clicked checkout, your order will be officially placed. The system will then prompt you to upload the files. This is automatic. Since you have sent your files through an inbox portal, skip this step and go back to your dashboard or close the page.

  8. We will get an automatic message stating that an order has been placed and we will match it with the files.
TRIOS / 3SHAPE
  1. Log in to your account on the 3shape communicate portal:
    www.portal.3shapecommunicate.com

  2. Under the “Connections” tab, click “Add Connections.”

  3. Browse to the following email: [email protected] to add Panthera Dental as a lab.

  4. Once the Panthera’s information is displayed, click “Connect.”

  5. We will be automatically notified of any incoming request and we will accept the connection request.

  6. Once the connection is accepted, scan your patient’s mouth and send the scans/files using the 3shape’s sending system (Inbox) to the manufacturer (Panthera).

    • It is important to use the same practice name or doctor’s name on both the scanner and www.pantheradental.com (in order to link it to the Rx).

  7. Log in to your profile on www.pantheradental.com

  8. Create your online Rx.

    • It is important to use the same patient identification as on the scanner (in order to make the link with the STL files).

  9. Make sure to select the Intra oral inbox option in the provided material section.

  10. Once you have clicked checkout, your order will be officially placed. The system will then prompt you to upload the files. This is automatic. Since you have sent your files through an inbox portal, skip this step and go back to your dashboard or close the page.

  11. We will get an automatic message stating that an order has been placed and we will match it with the files.

    Please make sure that in the “Settings” section of your 3Shape software, under “Other Account Settings” that the ”Enable Cross-Regional Connections” is activated.
ITERO
  1. Communicate with the iTero customer service and ask them to add customer 19218 as a manufacturer on your scanner. (The iTero customer service numbers can be found here: www.itero.com/education-and-support/contact-us.)

  2. Log in to your account on the iTero portal.

  3. Scan your patient’s mouth and send the scans/files using the Itero’s sending system (Inbox) to the manufacturer (Panthera).

    It is important to use the same practice name/doctor’s name both on the scanner and www.pantheradental.com (in order to link it to the Rx).

  4. Log in to your profile on www.pantheradental.com.

  5. Create your online Rx.

    It is important to use the same patient identification as on the scanner (in order to make the link with the STL files).

  6. Make sure to select the Intra oral inbox option in the provided material section.

  7. Once you have clicked checkout, your order will be officially placed. The system will then prompt you to upload the files. This is automatic. Since you have sent your files through an inbox portal, skip this step and go back to your dashboard or close the page.

  8. We will get an automatic message stating that an order has been placed and we will match it with the files.
CARESTREAM
  1. Log in to your account on the CS connect portal.

  2. Send a connection request to [email protected].

  3. Once the connection is accepted, scan your patient’s mouth and send the scans/files using the Carestream’s sending system (Inbox) to the manufacturer (Panthera).

    It is important to use the same practice name/doctor’s name both on the scanner and on www.pantheradental.com (in order to link it to the Rx).

  4. Log in to your profile on www.pantheradental.com.

  5. Create your online Rx.

    It is important to use the same patient identification as on the scanner (in order to make the link with the STL files).

  6. Make sure to select the Intra oral inbox option in the provided material section.

  7. Once you have clicked checkout, your order will be officially placed. The system will then prompt you to upload the files. This is automatic. Since you have sent your files through an inbox portal, skip this step and go back to your dashboard or close the page.

  8. We will get an automatic message stating that an order has been placed and we will match it with the files.
OTHER SCANNERS
  1. For all other scanners, you will need to scan your patient’s mouth and extract your files in STL format.

    We cannot convert any files. Therefore, if your files are accidentally sent in a different format, you will need to extract your files again in STL.

  2. Log in to your profile on www.pantheradental.com.

  3. Create your online Rx.

  4. Make sure to select the Upload STL files option in the provided material section.

  5. Once you have clicked checkout, your order will be officially placed. The system will then prompt you to upload the files.

  6. Simply drag and drop your files in the appropriate box.

  7. Click “Send to production.”

  8. We will get an automatic message stating that an order has been placed and we will match it with the files.
SENDING NEW FILES FOR AN ACTIVE CASE

When sending new files for an active case, do not create a new Rx on www.pantheradental.com as this might cause either production delays or confusion resulting in milling a duplicate order.

Use one of the following options:

Email
Make sure your files are in STL format.

In the subject or body of your email, please indicate the ID number of your Panthera Dental Rx order so we can match the files with the proper case.

You can retrieve this order number by logging into your profile and accessing your dashboard.

WeTransfer

  1. Go to www.wetransfer.com
  2. Select the free option.
  3. Enter your email address.
  4. Drag and drop your files.
  5. Enter the following message: ‘’Panthera Dental Rx order ID#“.
  6. Send to [email protected].
  7. Once sent, you will get an automated email stating that the files have been correctly sent.
  8. Once we have downloaded them, you will again get an automated email saying that they have been downloaded.

Dropbox
Grant access and send the files to [email protected].

Google Docs
Due to security measures, we will not be able to work with any files/documents sent through Google Docs.

Peace of Mind Guaranteed

The 360 Warranty offers a 3-year warranty and a device replacement free of charge, no questions asked for the first 60 days.
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Patient information

Start a conversation with your patients about snoring, obstructive sleep apnea and the role of dentists in treating those conditions with oral appliances.

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