Step-by-Step Digital Dentures: for the Dentist & Technician

Price: 60 $

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This exciting course covers amazing technology and systems you, your assistants, and your laboratory needs to know about 3D printing and will answer your digital questions and address your digital concerns! We cover the basics all the way up to the advanced level methods of using intraoral and optical scanning techniques, clinical and laboratory workflows, 3D printing techniques, and multiple methods for making digital dentures.

This course utilizes learning skills and educational content that is 10% projection slides and 90% video-based education. We emphasize simulated “LIVE” video-based techniques to demonstrate the use of scanners, printers, software, and clinical demonstration. You will be provided with files STL files of demonstrated cases for you to follow along.

Section I: Fundamentals of 3D Dentistry & Optical Scanning

  • Historical Overview of 3D Dentistry
  • A Review of Scanners on the Market
  • Cost Analysis
  • Accuracy of Scanners
  • Scanning Workflows
  • Strategies for Implementing Intraoral Scanning into Clinical Practice
  • Clinical Examples Using Scanners

Section II: Getting Started with Digital Dentures

  • Differences Between Digital and Conventional Dentures
  • Software Choices for Digital Dentures Pros and Cons: Exocad, 3Shape, Blue Sky Bio, Dental Wings
  • Working with Pink GUM tissues and Stains & Glazes
  • Downloading and installing FREE Software for Use with Digital Dentures
  • Working with Laboratory Software to Receive Files from Doctors

Section III: 3D Printing and Digital Dentures

  • Introduction and Background to 3D Printing
  • Tips & Tricks Working with 3D Printing Resins
  • Introduction to the Moonray 3D Printer
  • Reviewing Post-Processing Techniques
  • Introduction to the NextDent / 3D Systems 5100 3D Printer
  • Working with the 5100 3D Printer!

Section IV: Immediate Denture Workflows

  • Clinical Techniques for Immediate Digital Dentures
  • Working with Optical Scans
  • Using Blue Sky Plan Software to Design Dentures
  • Working with Exocad to Design Monolithic Dentures
  • 3Shape Applications for Making Arch-Form Dentures
  • Creating Post-Palatal Seals
  • Printing, Removing Supports, Cleaning Dentures
  • UV Curing Techniques
  • Gluing and Finishing Digital Immediate Dentures

Section V: Predictable 3D Printed Digital Dentures

  • Traditional vs. Digital Denture Workflows
  • Laboratory Scanning Techniques
  • Working with MeshLab and exocad Software to Align Multiple Files
  • Predictable and Simple Two-piece Digital Dentures: Print Teeth in Arches in Tooth
  • Colored Resins and Bases with Pink Resins!
  • UV Curing, Cleaning up Dentures, and Staining & Glazing
  • Gluing and Finishing Step-by-step Techniques

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