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Bookmark Lab Digital Restoration Series – Exporting the Digital File to Lab

There are several methods that we may use to send the digital model to a lab in PlanCAD Easy Version 3.5, including exporting the .STL files manually, linking to the DDX platform for a more automated approach and others. This module covers the steps necessary to send files to a lab digitally.

Learning Objectives

This course covers the basics needed to prepare and convey a digital restorative procedure for a laboratory:

  • tooth preparation
  • isolation methods
  • margination
  • both digital and physical retraction
  • export of digital .STL files to the lab


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Angela Severance

Submitted on
February 11, 2019
Last updated
March 14, 2019
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About The Presenter

Angela (Guanzini) Severance, RDA, CDD is a national speaker, educator and author with more than 20 years’ clinical experience specializing in digital dentistry and CAD CAM technology along with its utilization and integration into the modern dental practice.

Ms. Severance was instrumental in forming a certification program for auxiliaries and technicians, the CDD, Certified in Digital Dentistry program, which provides a recognized advanced competency in the digital space.

Ms. Severance is also leading the profession through the promotion of NINJA™ Dentistry – “No, I’m Not Just any Assistant”, expanding the utilization of the digital dental team through delegation and advanced education.


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