Start with the Basics

Master the very fundamentals of exocad in this first course module of our exocad series. Understand the interface and how to use every tool available efficiently. Marjorie Andrade, an experienced dental technician, will show you how to set up and design every type of restoration from a simple onlay to a bridge, both full-contour or cutback frameworks. She will also share her various tips and tricks and how to troubleshoot common issues you will encounter with software, hardware or tooth preparations. This course is meant for everyone who is getting started with exocad and needs a structured training to help with wrapping their head around all its tools and functions. This course is CPD/CE certified for 3 hours.

Set up cases for the best fit and predictable results.

Discover the most efficient workflows for copings, inlays, onlays, crowns and bridges.

Create 3D printable models using exocad’s Model Creator to check restoration fit. 

Improve the communication between dentists and technicians to minimize redos and chair time.

Understand the difference between Wizard and Expert mode and how to use them.

Learn what each parameter of tooth-borne restorations means and how they affect the final design.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    01 - exocad Introduction

    • 01 - 01 - Introduction to exocad and this course

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    • 01 - 02 - Understanding exocad Hardware Requirements for Optimal Performance

    • 01 - 03 - Setting Up a Case and Settings Options when Creating a Case - Settings, Options, and Project Management

    • 01 - 04 - Different Kinds of Files and 3D Viewers Various File Formats and How to Check Received Scans

    • 01 - 05 - Hotkeys and How to Boost Your Productivity

    • 01 - 06 - Wizard Mode or Expert Mode - What’s the Difference and Indications

    • CPD Quiz 1

  • 2

    02 - Basics to Any exocad Project on Prepared Teeth

    • 02 - 01 - Data Orientation and Fixing Inverted Mesh Issues

    • 02 - 02 - 3D Data Editor - Editing Scans and Adjusting Bite Issues

    • 02 - 03 - Margin Detection - Tools, Tips & Tricks for Every Type of Preparation

    • 02 - 04 - Crown Bottom and Achieving Well-Fitting Restorations

    • 02 - 05 - Insertion Axis and Finding an Ideal Path of Insertion

    • CPD Quiz 1.5

    • 02 - 06 - Minimum Thickness and Managing Preparations with Insufficient Reduction

    • 02 - 07 - Tooth Placement - Tools and Tips for Choosing the Right Morphology

    • 02 - 08 - Free-Forming - Tools for Tooth Design and How to Use Them Effectively

    • 02 - 09 - Save and Merge Restorations - Finalizing Designs for Export and Manufacturing

    • CPD Quiz 2

  • 3

    03 - Offset Copings

    • 03 - 01 - Setup and Creating a Lingual Band

  • 4

    04 - Inlays and Onlays

    • 04 - 01 - Intaglio Settings and Tips for Predictable Design Results in exocad

  • 5

    05 - Anterior Crowns

    • 05 - 01 - Quick Workflow for Symmetrical Results Using the Copy Tooth Function

    • CPD Quiz 3

  • 6

    06 - Full-Contour Bridge

  • 7

    07 - Copings and Partially Reduced Frameworks for Porcelain Layering

    • 07 - 01 - Full Anatomy Reduction and Making Room for Layered Ceramics

    • 07 - 02 - Buccal Reduction or Cutback for Partial Veneering

  • 8

    08 - Model Creator Fundamentals

    • 08 - 01 - Creating a 3D Printed Master Model with Extra Dies

    • 08 - 02 - Creating a 3D Printed Model with Removable Cut-out Dies

  • 9

    09 - Tips and Tricks Fundamentals

    • 09 - 01 - Improving Communication - Explain Case Issues with Cut View, Annotations and, Screen Shots

    • 09 - 02 - Improving Communication - Sharing Case Screenshots and 3D Case Preview in Browser or exocad Webview

    • 09 - 03 - Correctly Installing New Tooth and Implant Libraries

    • CPD Quiz 5

  • 10

    10 - Entire Workflow Demonstration

    • 10 - 01 - Offset coping, Cutback Crown and a Full-Contour Bridge from Setup to Export