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Bookmark Lab Digital Restoration Series – Introduction And Example

This introductory module will give the viewer an overview of the steps required to prep a tooth for a full coverage crown, scan using PlanScan, mark the margin in PlanCAD Easy Version 3.5 and ditch the die virtually, send the files to a lab and then deliver.

Other modules in this series will go into each step in greater detail so that a full understanding of the process is attained.

Learning Objectives

This series 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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Alex Touchstone

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

Alex Touchstone, DDS, FICOI, is a recognized pioneer in chairside dental CAD/CAM technology — and one of the most sought-after educators in digital dentistry. He is the founder of which provides interactive online training courses for dental professionals all over the world. He holds several U.S. and international patents and also shares his ideas through lectures and hands-on courses. Dr. Touchstone practices dentistry at Touchstone Dentistry in Hattiesburg, MS.


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