The Heron™ IOS is a colour intraoral scanner designed in partnership with dentists to ensure a perfect fit into the modern dental practice.

It’s a digital 3D imaging solution bringing simplicity to the beauty of your work as a dental professional.

Intraoral scanners offer an exciting alternative to taking conventional impressions. Digital technology is constantly evolving, resulting in faster, more accurate and smaller scanners than ever before.

The Heron™ utilises unique and proprietary technology designed to optimise the speed, accuracy and precision of the unit.


It boasts the most sought-after features for restorative dentistry at a very attractive price. The system has true open architecture integration enabling dentists to send digital impressions to any open dental CAD system on the lab side.

Its full-colour intraoral scanning systems and digital impressions eliminate the need for conventional impression techniques, offering less patient discomfort, improving accuracy and saving time.

One of the most ergonomic and easy-to-use intraoral scanners on the market, the Heron™ weighs in at 150 grams with a compact, streamlined design for more efficient scanning and increased patient comfort.

The scanner is one of the smallest and most compact intraoral scanners available and delivers a powder-free, full-colour HD scan.

The Heron™ IOS gives you the combination of reliable, durable technology that is easy to use, and the greatest return on your investment.

Put simply: it is the best value intraoral scanner for your money.

The Heron™ IOS Colour Scanner is designed and manufactured in the United States.

Easy for the patient

  • Increased patient comfort
  • Improved patient communication
  • Less waiting time
  • Less chair time

Easy for the lab

  • Quick, clear communication
  • Support for multiple file formats
  • Works with any open dental CAD system

Easy for you

  • Up and scanning in a matter of minutes
  • Low learning curve for your staff
  • No powder or spray required
  • Meets your restoration needs now, and in the future

The Hand-Held ergonomic scanner

The Heron™ IOS intraoral scanner is designed with ergonomics in mind and features a slim, lightweight handpiece with optimal grip design and a rotating tip.

It also offers premium features such as colour capture and a built-in heater to prevent fogging. With this intraoral scanner for taking digital impressions, 3DISC provides a sought-after solution that supports the most common types of restorations in dentistry.

The key to a more efficient workday

With Heron™ IOS intraoral scanner you are up and scanning right out of the box. With the intuitive case management software, staff can learn the system and the intraoral digital impression technique within minutes.

The scanner requires no warm-up time, which means less waiting time for patients and less time spent in the chair obtaining quadrant dental impressions.

And the open architecture and built-in lab communication mean you can quickly and easily send files to your lab of choice.

The durable, efficient solution for your clinic

The Heron™ IOS features a lightweight, durable scanner with no moving parts, except the fan, which means practically no downtime.

It’s self-calibrating, meaning you can use it right out of the box and it includes bio-compatible tips. Free software upgrades mean that you get a constantly improving solution; one that meets your scanning needs now, and in the future.

Intuitive and user friendly for optimum performance

Using the HeronClinic software, your team can easily navigate the intuitive, user-friendly interface to meet all your restorative, orthodontic and implant needs.

With clear workflows and a cloud sharing platform, the Heron IOS makes it easier than ever to create or browse patient cases, scan and share with your labs as part of the transition to digital dentistry.

The Heron IOS Solution workflow

Case Creation

The software, HeronClinic, features an easy-to-navigate interface with clear workflows that offer a low learning curve for staff.


The Heron™ IOS comes with three rotating, autoclavable tips, maximising manoeuvrability for a more accurate scan at an angle. Intraoral scanning is a fast, intuitive process performed by the dentist or dental technician.

Case Sharing

A file-sharing module, QuantorShare™, for simple sharing of the digital impressions with your lab of choice.

Lab Integration

QuantorClinic™ is an open system, compatible with most dental CAD systems.

Simple price model – and no need for conventional impressions

A one-time, all-inclusive payment! There are no additional licensing, subscription or lab fees. In effect, the price model means that you simply redirect the cost of conventional impression materials to pay for your new intraoral scanner.

Free upgrades – keep your scanning solution up to date

Heron™ IOS intraoral scanners update automatically with future software upgrades, improving characteristics such as scanning speed, scan accuracy, colour rendering and usability.

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