Elevate your exocad skills

Level up your exocad skills with this intermediate exocad course module. We build on the restorative basics taught in the fundamentals module, now it’s time to create digital wax-ups and veneers for smile makeovers. You will also learn how to use a virtual articulator for functional results in both, full-mouth rehabilitation cases and bite splints. Embrace the digital implant workflow and allow Marjorie Andrade, an experienced dental technician, to tell you everything you need to know about restoring implants with CAD/CAM. This course is CPD/CE certified for 3 hours.

Create printable models and custom impression trays.

Understand your virtual articulator and create functional bite splints and long-lasting restorations.

Learn about scanbodies how to restore implants using CAD/CAM.

Temporize your patients with eggshell crowns and bridges.

Recognize and fix a wrong bite in received cases. 

Design digital wax-ups to help increase case acceptance of smile makeover cases.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    01 - Bite Splints and Articulator

    • 01 - 01 - Design Setup and Ensuring Proper Fit and Thickness

    • 01 - 02 - Setting up a Virtual Articulator for Predictable Results

    • 01 - 03 - Dynamic Adaptation with Virtual Articulator for Functional Splints

  • 2

    02 - Adjusting the Bite

    • 02 - 01 - How to Manually Open the Bite and Increase the VDO

    • CPD Quiz 1

  • 3

    03 - 3D Printed Custom Trays

    • 03 - 01 - Simple Custom Tray Design Workflow

    • 03 - 02 - Using Attachments for Open Trays and Other Complex Designs

  • 4

    04 - Eggshell Provisionals

    • 04 - 01 - Simple Workflow for Designing Eggshell Crowns

    • 04 - 02 - Designing a Provisional Eggshell Bridge and Performing a Virtual Tooth Extraction

    • CPD Quiz 2

  • 5

    05 - Digital Implant Workflow

    • 05 - 01 - Understand Scanbodies and Information You Need to Manufacture Implant-Supported Restorations

    • 05 - 02 - Setting up a Custom Abutment Case

    • 05 - 03 - Tools to Design Emergence Profiles of Custom Abutments

    • 05 - 04 - Screw-Retained Crown - Case Setup and Design Workflow

    • 05 - 05 - How to Design a Screw-Retained Crown Without a Scanbody Using a Titanium Base Scan Only

    • 05 - 06 - How to Change the Implant or Titanium Base Type

    • CPD Quiz 3

  • 6

    06 - Digital Wax-Up

    • 06 - 01 - How to Set up a Wax-Up Case in exocad

    • 06 - 02 - Setting up exocad’s Smile Creator for Wax-Up and Digital Smile Design

    • 06 - 03 - Designing a Wax-Up - Workflow, Troubleshooting, Tools, Tips and Tricks for Efficiency

    • 06 - 04 - Gingivectomy Simulation and Finalizing Wax-Up

    • CPD Quiz 4

  • 7

    07 - Veneers

    • 07 - 01 - Case Setup - Margination, Insertion Axis, Bottom Settings and Tips for Well-Fitting Veneers

    • 07 - 02 - Following a Wax-Up and Troubleshooting Common Issues

  • 8

    08 - Model Creator Intermediate

    • 08 - 01 - Designing a 3D Printed Model with Space for Implant Analogs

    • 08 - 02 - Adding Labels and Articulator Attachments for Securing Bite

  • 9

    09 - Tips and Tricks Intermediate

    • 09 - 01 - Closing a Screw Channel Hole - How to Change a Screw-Retained Design to Cementable Crown Instead

    • 09 - 02 - Split Bridge Design - Simple Solution for Non-Parallel Tooth Preparations

    • 09 - 03 - How to Open an exocad Project from Another Computer

    • CPD Quiz 5

  • 10

    Bonus For You - Our Exoplan Course

    • Enjoy this course which is part of the iDD Membership Library

    • Case Set Up and Alignment

    • Classification of Surgical Guides and Workflow Overview

    • Mandibular IAN Canal Tracing and Restoration Placement

    • Implant Positioning and Surgical Guide with Fixation Pins

    • Surgical Guide Design - Expert Mode

    • Full-Arch Implant Planning using a Patient's Denture

    • Full-Arch - Two Methods of Converting Dentures into Surgical Guides