Heron IOS 3D Scanner

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The Scanner That Will Automate Your Practice

The Heron IOS is already widely appreciated for its unique user interface and ergonomics, which makes it the perfect choice for daily use by dental professionals worldwide.

With this next-generation software, 3DISC has developed new and innovative technology which greatly increases scan speed and accuracy while adding even more features to support lab, restorative and implant workflows. With this “open-source technology,” you are able to integrate seamlessly to other third-party software programs. 

Product Features

Quick Set Up

Less than 5 minutes to unbox, set up and begin scanning

Accuracy and Precision

Excellent scan accuracy and precision

Unique Ergonomic Design

Rotating tip and a total weight of only 150 grams/5.3 ounces

Discover The Heron IOS 3D Scanner

Small Scanner, Great Comfort

And, of course, Heron IOS still has the well-known benefits:

  • Less than 5 minutes to unbox, set up and begin scanning
  • Plug & Play
  • Intuitive user interface
  • Single click lab communication or file export
  • No. Fees. Ever.
What it comes with

In Addition To The Acquisition Computer And Training, You Will Receive Everything Included In This Box.

Giving you the best value for your money

When you invest in a Heron™ IOS system, you receive a complete solution comprising a small, lightweight intraoral scanner, and a complete case management software package. The HeronClinic software supports the entire dental impression
workflow, including case management, scanning, validation, commenting and order submission.

The Most Affordable Scanner On The Market

The Durable Workhorse For Your Clinic

The Heron™ IOS is available for a one-time affordable payment. There are no license or case fees. And you get free, unlimited software updates. All of this adds up to the lowest total cost of ownership for a digital intraoral scanning solution on the market.

The Heron™ IOS features a lightweight, durable scanner with no moving parts, except the fan, which means no downtime. It’s pre-calibrated, meaning you can use it right out of the box and it includes reusable tips. Free software updates mean that you get a constantly-improving solution; one that meets your scanning needs now, and in the future.

The Key To A More Efficient Workday

The Path To A Better Patient Experience

With Heron™ IOS, you are up and scanning right out of the box. It offers a low learning curve, and with the intuitive case management software, staff can learn the system within minutes. The scanner requires no warm-up time, which means less waiting time for patients and less time spent in the chair. And the open architecture and built in lab communication mean you can quickly and easily send files to your lab of choice.

The Heron™ IOS scanner’s lightweight design makes impression taking easier for you and the patient. The compact, ergonomic design means staff can work faster and more comfortably. The rotating tip allows for maximum maneuverability and the sleek build increases patient comfort.


Dimensions Scanner Size: L 256 mm, W 43 mm, H 43 mm
Dimensions Base Size: L 306 mm, W 98 mm, H 72 mm
Acquisition Method Active stereo imaging
Color Scanning 24-bit (8-bits per channel)
Power Cord 1.8 meters
Tooth Preparation No powder or spray required
Scanning Principle Continuously scans and accumulates (stitching) depth and color data
Distance Scanner – Tooth 0-12 mm
Capture Time < 2 minutes per arch

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