Everything you need to know about going digital in your dental lab but didn’t know who to ask!



From: 9:00 AM Saturday, 16 August, 2014

To: 5:00 PM Saturday, 16 August, 2014

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CAD/CAM: 101 - Everything you need to know about going digital in your dental lab but didn't know who to ask! is a fast-paced, hands-on run through of the digital age of dental technology in a working laboratory that uses 3D scanning, milling and 3D printing. At this event, limited to 10 people, you will learn:

  • Is the modern dental laboratory finished?
  • Why digital technology is revolutionising dentistry, and why not adopting it will leave you behind.
  • The Digital Dental Workflow explained.
  • What new materials are available for use in CAD/CAM.
  • System options: Do I need a turnkey system or can I assemble a system myself.
  • What does "open system" really mean.
  • Scanning basics. Lab scanners and Intra Oral Scanners. Which one do I need?
  • CAD software, what is available and what does it do. How do I pick the right one?
  • CAM - Computer Aided Manufacturing explained.
  • What software do I need to run CAM hardware. What hardware do I need?
  • Mills: Industrial vs Desktop; wet vs dry.
  • 4 axis vs 5 axis
  • Which mill do I need and do I need more than one?
  • 3D Printing explained. Do I need one. What do I need to know to choose a 3D printer.
  • Computer basics. What do I need to know to choose the right computers for my system.
  • Outsourcing CAD/CAM. What do I need to know about outsourcing some of my work to a milling centre.
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Mr Terry Whitty

Dip.DT (Syd)

With nearly 25 years of experience in digital dentistry, Terence “Terry” Whitty is a well-known dental technology key opinion leader, consultant and author. Bringing over 40 years of experience...