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Intro to DIGITAL!
with Scanning, CAD & 3D Printing

by The IDDA

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n.b this course is INCLUDEd free of charge for scan club members who purchase a medit!
£495 Dentists
£250 for Nurses/Auxillaries

Book this course for;

The IDDA Training Centre
128 Harley Street
London
W1G 7JT

Fri 24th Nov 2023

Course Summary:

The Introduction to Digital Dentistry with Scanning, CAD, and 3D Printing course offers dental professionals a comprehensive introduction to the exciting world of digital dentistry. Participants will explore the fundamentals of intraoral scanning, computer-aided design (CAD), and 3D printing, equipping them with the knowledge and skills to incorporate these innovative technologies into their dental practice. This course aims to demystify digital workflows, streamline treatment processes, and enhance patient outcomes.

£495 DENTIST / £250 NURSE
INCLUDING 7HRS CPD 

Introduction to Digital Dentistry with Scanning, CAD, and 3D Printing

Course Summary:
The Introduction to Digital Dentistry with Scanning, CAD, and 3D Printing course offers dental professionals a comprehensive introduction to the exciting world of digital dentistry. Participants will explore the fundamentals of intraoral scanning, computer-aided design (CAD), and 3D printing, equipping them with the knowledge and skills to incorporate these innovative technologies into their dental practice. This course aims to demystify digital workflows, streamline treatment processes, and enhance patient outcomes.
Course Outline:
Module 1: Introduction to Digital Dentistry
Overview of digital dentistry and its applications in modern dental practices
Understanding the benefits of digital workflows over traditional methods
Exploring the different components of digital dentistry systems
Module 2: Intraoral Scanning Techniques
Introduction to intraoral scanning and its role in digital dentistry
Hands-on training with intraoral scanners for capturing digital impressions
Tips and techniques for obtaining accurate and reliable scans
Module 3: Introduction to CAD Software
Overview of computer-aided design (CAD) software used in dentistry
Navigating CAD software interfaces and tools
Basic design principles for digital restorations
Module 4: Designing Digital Restorations
Step-by-step guidance on designing crowns, bridges, and veneers using CAD software
Customizing restorations for optimal fit, function, and esthetics
Incorporating occlusal considerations into digital designs
Module 5: 3D Printing in Dentistry
Introduction to 3D printing technology and its applications in dentistry
Understanding different types of 3D printers and materials used
Hands-on experience with 3D printing and post-processing techniques
Module 6: Incorporating Digital Workflows
Integration of intraoral scanning, CAD, and 3D printing into treatment workflows
Optimizing communication between dental team members using digital tools
Workflow efficiency and patient experience improvement through digital processes
Module 7: Case Presentations and Troubleshooting
Reviewing case studies showcasing successful digital dentistry treatments
Troubleshooting common challenges encountered during digital workflows
Strategies for overcoming obstacles and refining digital techniques
Target Audience:
This course is designed for dental professionals who are new to digital dentistry or have limited experience with intraoral scanning, CAD software, and 3D printing. It is suitable for dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, and dental technicians who are eager to embrace digital technologies and enhance their clinical practice.
Upon completion of the course, participants will have a solid foundation in digital dentistry, including intraoral scanning, CAD software utilization, and 3D printing techniques. They will be equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to integrate these technologies into their practice, streamline workflows, and deliver enhanced patient care. This course serves as a stepping stone towards further exploration and mastery of digital dentistry.

Course Layout

· Introduction to Medit link
· Making sure your scanner uses your graphics card 
· Patient Acquisition - Getting the best scan
· Avoid errors with scanning
· Full arch Scanning Principles
· Adding a Lab connection via meditlink.com
· Intro to Exocad
· Exocad Smile Creator Mockups
· Exercise 1 – Medit Model Maker
· Exercise 2 - Medit Splint
· Exercise 3 – Intro to Exocad smile creator
· Exercise 4 – Intro to 3D Printing

Course Aims and Objectives
Course Title: Introduction to Digital Dentistry with Scanning, CAD, and 3D Printing

Target Audience:
This course is tailored for dental professionals new to digital dentistry or with limited experience in intraoral scanning, CAD software, and 3D printing. It is ideal for dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, and dental technicians looking to integrate digital technologies into their clinical practice.

Aims of the Course:

To provide a comprehensive introduction to the field of digital dentistry, including intraoral scanning, computer-aided design (CAD), and 3D printing.
To demystify digital workflows and illustrate their advantages over traditional dental methods.
To equip participants with the foundational knowledge and skills necessary to effectively integrate digital technologies into their dental practice.
To enhance the efficiency of treatment processes and improve patient outcomes through the adoption of digital dentistry techniques.
Course Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

Module 1: Introduction to Digital Dentistry
Understand the scope and applications of digital dentistry in modern practices.
Recognize the benefits of digital workflows compared to traditional dental techniques.
Identify the key components of digital dentistry systems.
Module 2: Intraoral Scanning Techniques
Master the basics of intraoral scanning and its role in digital dentistry.
Gain hands-on experience with intraoral scanners to capture accurate digital impressions.
Learn effective tips and techniques for reliable scanning.
Module 3: Introduction to CAD Software
Gain a thorough understanding of CAD software used in dentistry.
Navigate CAD software interfaces and utilize essential tools.
Apply basic design principles for digital restorations.
Module 4: Designing Digital Restorations
Design crowns, bridges, and veneers using CAD software.
Customize restorations for optimal fit, function, and aesthetics.
Integrate occlusal considerations into digital designs.
Module 5: 3D Printing in Dentistry
Understand the principles of 3D printing technology and its dental applications.
Learn about different types of 3D printers and materials.
Acquire hands-on experience in 3D printing and post-processing techniques.
Module 6: Incorporating Digital Workflows
Integrate intraoral scanning, CAD, and 3D printing into cohesive treatment workflows.
Enhance team communication using digital tools.
Improve workflow efficiency and patient experience through digital processes.
Module 7: Case Presentations and Troubleshooting
Analyze case studies to understand the application of digital dentistry in real-world scenarios.
Troubleshoot common challenges in digital workflows.
Develop strategies to overcome obstacles and refine digital techniques.
Outcome:
Participants will leave the course with a solid foundation in digital dentistry essentials, ready to apply intraoral scanning, CAD, and 3D printing in their practice to streamline workflows and elevate patient care. This course also serves as a foundational step for further advancement in the field of digital dentistry.
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Here is what you will learn on this course

Learn how to take multiple bites and dynamic occlusion recordings.

Learn how to maximise your use of your scanner through easy to use apps such as model maker.

Take your scans into exocad with or without dynamic occlusion data.

Highlights

  • 1 Module
  • Extra Online Tutorials
  • Interactive Learning of Medit Software & Apps
  • This course includes a Hands On Session

Learn by Example

All four of our Professors are committed to assisting you with your Digital Dental journey.

We are leaders in the field and we look forward to answering your questions and helping you obtain your Diploma in Digital Dentistry.

Learn What's Important

ALL of our courses include;
  • Online Remote Learning Content on our interactive, well rated learning platform.
  • Verifiable CPD / CE Credits.
  • Optional Hands On Days.
  • Course On-The-Go access with IDDA Courses App on the app stores.
The courses, just like this one cover a wide range of topics from Smile Design, Cerec, in house Ortho and more!

Prof Adam Nulty
BChD MJDF RCS Eng PGCert MSc (Dist) MAcadMed
Programme Director
The Digital Dental Academy

WELCOME TO THE FUTURE OF DENTISTRY

I am delighted you have chosen to start your journey into Digital Dentistry with this course provided by the Digital Dental Academy, the UK’s premier independent teaching provider for digital dentistry.

As a new student to the Digital Dental Academy you will have the opportunity for new experiences whilst developing skills to give you the best chance of succeeding in this ever evolving speciality. I founded the DDA with Chris Lefkaditis, Patrik Zachrisson and Quintus Van Tonder to elevate the standard of knowledge in Digital Dentistry in both the UK and abroad with an unbiased and informative approach utilising the best talent in this field from across the world.

On behalf of myself, Chris, Patrik and Quintus, we look forward to meeting you and wish you the very best of luck in your studies.

Yours sincerely,
Adam

Course Structure

COURSE CONTENTS
Scan like a pro with medit
MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR
Patrick Jones - Course author

Adam Nulty

Adam is the Principal Dentist and owner of "Dentist On The Rock" in Bury. He is a Cosmetic & Digital Dentist at Digital Smile Studio on Harley Street, London and one of the Executive Board members of The IDDA.
Patrick Jones - Course author
MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR
Patrick Jones - Course author

Patrik Zachrisson

Patrik is the Principal Dentist and owner of "The Wensleydale Dental Practice" in George St, Huntingdon. He is a Cosmetic & Digital Dentist at Digital Smile Studio on Harley Street, London and one of the Executive Board members of The IDDA.
Patrick Jones - Course author
MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR
Patrick Jones - Course author

Chris Lefkaditis

Chris is the Clinical Director, Principal Dental Surgeon and owner of "Hellesdon Dental Care" in Norwich. He is a Cosmetic & Digital Dentist at Digital Smile Studio on Harley Street, London and one of the Executive Board members of The IDDA.
Patrick Jones - Course author
MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR
Patrick Jones - Course author

Quintus Van Tonder 

Quintus is the Principal Dentist and owner of the "Zandielle Clinic" in Queens Square, Attleborough. He is a Cosmetic & Digital Dentist at Digital Smile Studio on Harley Street, London and one of the Executive Board members of The IDDA.
Patrick Jones - Course author
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