All clinics will take place in Randolph 2 (East Tower, Bronze Level)


Functional Occlusion in the Digital Age

Time: 8:00am - 10:00am | 2 hrs. Scientific Credit
Presenter: Al FiIlastre, CDT | Owner, Ceram-O-Arts Dental Lab

Digital technology has brought many advances into dental prosthetics, but many technicians are losing sight of occlusion, function, and the important role articulators play in defining proper occlusal function. This program will cover what articulators do, when and how to implement them, and how to incorporate them into a digital work flow.

Direct, Affordable 3D Printing
Time: 10:30am - 11:30pm | 1 hr. Scientific Credit
Chris Frye | Sales Manager, Whip Mix

This course will examine the different types of 3D printing being used in the dental industry with a focus on the advantages and disadvantages of each. In addition, there will be practical information as to how to prepare your laboratory to bring 3D printing in-house. The course will conclude with an in-depth overview of popular Asiga 3D printers, the inventors of Direct, Affordable 3D printing.

Maximizing Your Technique to Achieve Consistently Accurate Digital Results

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm | 2 hrs. Professional Development Credit
Al FiIlastre, CDT | Owner, Ceram-O-Arts Dental Lab

Digitally producing a crown doesn’t guarantee perfect fit. This presentation will cover digital die trimming, proper scan­ning, establishing ideal scanner settings and best maintenance and data management practices. Additionally, accurate margin identification, scanning tips, digital control parameters, knowing when to “tweak” outsource provider settings and understanding Controls & Measurement tools.

Time: 3:30pm - 5:00pm | 1.5 hrs. Scientific Credit
Part 1: I Bought a Scanner, Now What?

Presenter: Jim Mahan, CDT | President/CEO, Productivity Training Corporation

The PTC/3Shape training app establishes a standard for digital design. Managing quality, consistency and pro­ductivity is simple when you have a way of establishing anatomy fundamentals and step-by-step design procedures. The PTC application has over 600 pages of narrated video and illustrations covering the design of posterior singles and bridges. 

Part 2: A Deep dive into 3Shape software. Q&A Session
Presenter: Brandon Smith, CDT  | Technical Support Representative, Whip Mix

Come to the session with your own 3Shape software challenges and have Brandon help you to navigate through the comprehensive software and answer any of your utilization questions

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