In this video, we’ll conclude with several clinical examples of routine surgical planning using CBCT and the Planmeca Emerald Intraoral scanner. The discussion also includes a simple digital workflow for fabricating implants, abutments and crowns.
In this tutorial, Dr. Walter Renne will show you how to make a full edentulous model with Meshmixer.
Use five overpasses to scan quickly, easily and accurately with Planmeca Emerald scan pattern shared by Dr. Walter Renne.
Using the Planmeca Romexis Guide software along with Planmeca Emerald, join Drs. Walter Renne and Zack Evans as they scan, design and build an implant guide to place a single tooth implant.
Review a case study of multiple missing teeth using Planmeca PlanScan and Romexis for a 3D printed surgical guide.
Choosing the right materials and following optimum bonding techniques are presented in detail. This lesson addresses the decision points for making good choices and handling materials for optimum results.
This module covers the steps necessary to send files to a lab digitally in PlanCAD Easy Version 3.5.
Once scanning is complete, the next steps are to mark the desired margin location and to virtually retract the tissue around the die on the virtual model.
In this video, intra-oral scanning techniques with the NEVO scanner are demonstrated and the basis for determining the quality of scan data is presented.
Learn why the time-honored “bread and butter” crown prep is on its way out and more progressive crown-lay style or partial coverage preps result in more predictable success.
This introductory module will give the viewer an overview of the steps required to prep a tooth for a full coverage crown, scan, mark the margin and ditch the die virtually, send the files to a lab and then deliver.
Dr. Alex Touchstone shares his story about how he and his team managed to grow his practice 48% over the last year with the integration of Planmeca technologies.
Stay with your patient and begin prepping in as little as 90 seconds by buffering Lidocaine with the Onset® approach to anesthesia.
Video 5 in the E4D Time Saving Tips Series. Go from milled to “high-shine” in as little as two minutes!
Video 3 in the E4D Time Saving Tips Series. An innovative scanning workflow introduced with the NEVO wand will decrease scan times considerably.
Video 2 in the E4D Time Saving Tips Series. Effective gingival retraction and general isolation combine to result in fast, accurate scans.
Video 1 in the E4D Time Saving Tips Series. Learn a rapid alternative to the standard glaze/crystallization procedure for e.Max.
Watch this short instructional video for the contralateral cloning tool in PlanCAD 6.0. Dr. Michael Kelliher shares his time-saving tips for scanning and design on an anterior example.
Dr. Michael Kelliher gives us an advanced look at the new PlanCAD 6.0 software from Planmeca. Watch as Dr. Kelliher shares clinical applications for the new features including the HD Overlay, adding scan bodies, swapping upper and lower scans, and more!
Watch as Dr. Alex Touchstone completes a full-arch scan using the new Planmeca Emerald Scanner. Discover new ways for scanning upper and lower arches, and capturing the bite registration quickly and accurately.
Learn how to use the clone feature in the PlanCAD Easy Software to fabricate a crown that fits to the contours of a clasp of an existing RPD.
Dr. Mike Kelliher takes you through a few essential design techniques using the newest version of PlanCAD Easy v5.85 for 2017.
Use these techniques along with a digital camera, Apple Keynote and MacBook laptop to create a compelling vision for your patient as to the esthetic potential of dentistry in your practice. As a bonus, here’s a dropbox link to the files mentioned in the video for your use!
Dr Wally Renne walks you through several case examples including veneers, and two complex multiple posterior and anterior restorations with the new PlanCAD Easy version 5.8.5 software. Watch as he shows you how to align pre-op scans with your wax-ups, delete extraneous materials, and use fiduciary dots for more accuracy… plus more advanced tips for […]
Ivoclar Vivadent is now officially recommending a 1mm reduction for occlusal and axial adhesively cemented restorations! After years of testing, they are confident that the average flexural strength is sufficient to make this recommendation. Find out more directly from the source or watch the video to learn what this recommendation means for you.
Find out more about the exciting new features of Planmeca PlanCAD version 5.8 including an improved method for positioning the proposed restoration, free form alignment of the models to the buccal bite scan, full arch scanning workflow, and more!
There are times when it makes sense to clone a tooth. Replacing a crown that supports a partial, copying a waxup, etc. This video by Angela Severance will show you how!
This video (no sound) highlights best practices for efficient, high accuracy full arch scans and for capturing quality buccal bite registrations.
This video will show you how to import a .zip folder containing restoration case files into Romexis such that you may practice on a case while taking one of the LearnDigitalDentistry.com lessons.
This follow up video addresses a clinical challenge when fitting restorations to full coverage crowns. Be sure to watch Achieving Perfect FIT: Part I as well!
Imagine knowing before you start that when you try in your CAD/CAM restorations they will fit perfectly every time! Learn three tips that will get you to that goal.
Dr. Wally Renne explains in detail why we are not doing enough inlay, onlay and crownlay preps, and how to use these prep options to create stronger more beautiful restorations.
During our recent three day hands-on course at Medical University of South Carolina, Dr. Wally Renne demonstrated his technique for capturing full arch scans both for the preparation model and for the opposing / buccal bite.
Join Dr Anthony Mennito and Dr Walter Renne as they demonstrate how to get the best fit for your onlays.
Part two of “Real-World Crown Design” focuses on how to selectively turn off features of autogenesis to generate a good proposal.
In the last video of the “Real-World Crown Design” Angela Severance demonstrates the logical sequence of tools to use to arrive at the perfect crown form.
With PlanCAD Version 5.6 you never have to worry about overscanning again. Watch as Angela Severance demonstrates the new scan lock feature that allows you to see exactly where you need to re-scan before generating the model. Not only will this save you time but it results in much clearer margins.
Better, faster scans! More margin definition! Streamlined workflow! Watch this video to learn how to leverage the v5.6 update of Planmeca PlanCAD software. The update is free as is this video, enjoy.
With the release of Planmeca PlanCAD v5.6, the workflow for full arch scans changes significantly. The scan lock in built in now, changes and additions to the scan are made without generating a model first and the overall result is faster and more accurate. Watch this video to learn how to leverage the new full arch scanning process.
Leveraging the prep color underneath a veneer is key to an esthetic result. This is problematic when the prep is very dark. In this vignette, Dr. Touchstone will teach his technique for regaining control of the prep color for a beautiful result.
Dr Mike Kelliher walks you through how to streamline your dental implant procedure using Planscan and DDX software. You’ll also learn how to work with a custom-milled abutment for an ideal restoration.
Our patient needs a molar root canal. Why not complete the root canal AND the post-crown in one visit? This video shows you how to manage prep geometry, milling parameters and workflow for the single visit root canal/endo crown procedure using Planmeca CADCAM.
Extend your digital dentistry integration by leveraging the Digital Dental Exchange (DDX) to organize all of your lab cases, streamline workflows and improve communication with ANY lab you choose to use.
Watch Dr. Wally Renne reveal how to align upper and lower full arch scans. He demonstrates the proper scan sequence and a novel method of verifying accuracy articulating paper.
Learn great tips for conservative preparation design, workflow efficiency, isolation, and bonding during this great case example by Dr. Alex Touchstone.
Learn how to create natural surface texture, color gradient and gloss levels for e.max CAD — without using stain and glaze. Yes, it can be done!
Learn the correct way to connect, disconnect, and eject the Thunderbolt and Firewire adapter.
Want to keep a case in-house? Learn how to collaborate intraoral and impression scans.
We’ll show you how to evaluate a pre-bonding restoration X-ray.
If you want a mill that works smoothly and doesn’t give you trouble, it’s important to do regular maintenance. We’ll show you how …
Learn how to setup DDX within Romexis and use this feature to send cases.
Too much data is not always a good thing! We’ll explain how it’s possible to “overscan” your data, and how to know if this is something you’ve done.
Are there times when you wish your proposal more similarly matched the neighboring dentition? Watch and learn how to customize occlusal detail and wear.
Learn how to use the Planscan scanner to its maximum potential chairside.
An introduction to scanning best practices.
We share critical tips for anterior scanning and new scan patterns using Planscan.
A clean mill is a properly-functioning mill. We’ll walk you through cleaning the PlanMill 40 collets and spindle caps in this instructional video.
It’s critical to change your mill tank’s fluids regularly. We’ll explain why, and show you how to do it.
You’ll see step-by-step instructions for preparing an e.max crown, as well as valuable tips on how to control the soft tissues for optimum margin finding and clinical results.
We’ll walk you through importing and exporting STL files using Romexis.
Learn the basics of how to design a crown in PlanCAD software.
Learn how to leverage your PlanCAD/Romexis software to plan perfect implant placements.
New technology calls for new methods! Learn how to efficiently scan a desirable digital image.
Learn how to successfully scan full arches with your PlanScan scanner.
Compare software was originally developed for universities, so students could evaluate their preparations. We’ll show you how to use Compare within Romexis for optimal results.
Learn how to efficiently use Diamond Twist polishing system to create a high shine for IPS e.Max and Empress CAD.
Angela Guanzini, CDD NINJA, and Jeremy Fincher, CDT, are back with useful tips and tricks for PlanCAD anterior designs.
New to using PlanCAD software? Learn how to use the design tool called slice plane.
A great proposal is key. In this training video, Dr. Mike Kelliher shares his techniques for using the software tools to execute proposals quickly and easily.
This instructional video will teach you how to design a crown over an abutment and end up with a perfect screw access hole.
We’ll show you how to refine contacts predictably and efficiently.
Angela Guanzini will walk you through various methods for managing soft tissue. You’ll even learn how to make your margins “pop” off the design screen.
Learn how master ceramist Lee Culp achieves natural beauty using a simple stain and glaze technique.
This training video will teach you how to design e.max bridges with either the new or the classic system (software version 4.6 or later).
Ready to move on to anteriors? Here’s a checklist to help get you started on this phase of your CAD journey.
A clinical demonstration of the workflow for cementation of Ivoclar’s Multilink cement.
We break down the cementation of a glass ceramic inlay with Easy-To-Use RelyX™ Ultimate by 3M™ ESPE™
Has this step in the workflow stumped you at times? It’s time to simplify and clarify “Orientation.”
We’ll walk you through a new option that allows you to copy a preoperative model into the prep model window, erase, and rescan the prepped tooth.
It’s lightning-fast! Here’s a quick demonstration of the speedy scanning you can expect from the new NEVO wand.
We’ll show you how to scan a full arch with your new NEVO scanner.
Are you the proud owner of a brand-new NEVO scanner, or thinking of buying one? We’ll demonstrate its advantages and show you how to use it.
Did you know that you could save 6-12 minutes by scanning more efficiently? We’ll share a streamlined technique that’s going to change the way you practice.
We’ll share a useful technique for scanning an impression with your new Planscan scanner.
Learn how to scan a bite registration without dislodging it. Applicable to both HD wand scanning and Plan Scan
Learn the right way to scan a buccal bite using your HD wand.
You might be surprised to know that many dentists use a buccal bite incorrectly. We’ll walk you through the proper techniques.
Learn how to quickly create virtual articulating paper for occlusal harmony with just two scan sets.
In this double feature on the HD wand, you’ll learn the basics of scanning, selecting scans, and deleting problematic scans without scanning over them.
The first instructional video in the series, we explain how to get started with your HD wand.
The second instructional video in the series on the HD wand, we walk you through ways to improve your intraoral scanning technique.
Learn how to save time by preparing geometry for easy scanning and seating.
Curious about how to properly place an OptraDam®? Watch a live clinical demonstration.
New to using OptraGate®? We’ll walk you through what it is and how to use it efficiently.
Knowing how to properly use your HD scanning wand can shave precious minutes off an appointment. We’ll teach you how to improve your workflow and use your time more efficiently.
Looking to minimize your e.Max finishing time? We’re sharing tips to speed up crystallization and glazing.
Want your dental practice to run more efficiently? Here’s how to streamline your isolation techniques.
Save time and produce a high-quality product by learning these tips for finishing and polishing.
Watch this training video to learn how using the Rapid Onset approach to anesthesia saves valuable time, while allowing you to stay with your patient.
Time is money! Learn how to save time and work more efficiently by having a consistent workflow.
In this Chairside Chat, you’ll learn innovative design techniques to get you from scan to milling in 10 minutes or less.
Removing zirconia crowns can be tricky. Watch and learn a better system for efficiently removing them.
Dr. Alex Touchstone demonstrates an efficient method for achieving natural beauty when staining and glazing e.max crowns.
We’ll show you how to quickly and easily finish your restorations using the OptraFine® Polisher.
Learn how to select and handle materials for optimum results.
A clean mill is a properly-functioning mill. We’ll walk you through cleaning the PlanScan mill’s collets and spindle caps in this instructional video.
There are certain procedures that should be performed every single week in order to keep your mill operating without any trouble.
We show you how to maintain your mill for optimal performance.
Learn valuable tips and protocols for optimum milling performance.
Your ICE tool can help you located subgingival margins quickly and easily.
You can improve your design workflow for onlays and inlays significantly by using the “Selection Area” tool.
Any way you slice it, you can watch our online training video to learn how to become a master of the slice plane tool.
Save time by customizing your PlanScan/Planmeca system to better suit the needs of your practice.
Struggling to use the rubber tooth feature? We’re here to tell you exactly what it does, why it’s helpful, and how to use it efficiently.
This video tutorial is a double-feature on two topics that are often overlooked: contacts and orientation.
To duplicate or not to duplicate — that is the question. We’ve got all of the answers you need for your cloning questions.
Your ICE tool is working hard for you. Here’s how it can help you find margins quickly and easily.
Learn how to scan and design with an edentulous space.
Make your workflow work for you. Learn how to optimize your workflow for multiple posteriors.
A great design is critical to the success of a patient’s dental implants. This video tutorial includes valuable design options, tool tricks, and scanning tips.
Flex your design muscle by learning how to properly use the ghost green tooth. It can be extremely helpful.
Design getting a little crazy? Learn how to set custom settings, use the “move” feature, slice plane, and negative dropper to recapture control over your design.
We’ll show you how to control occlusion while protecting restoration thickness. This advice is especially useful if you have a very thin prep — under-reduced on the occlusal.
This instructional video is your all-inclusive guided tour to success creating inlays and onlays.
No one wants to complete the milling process and then find out the restoration won’t bind. We’ll show you how to use the Mill Sim function to verify that your restoration will not bind BEFORE milling.
Here’s a quick way to achieve a high shine when crystallizing IPS Empress CAD (application of glaze only).
Struggling to achieve the perfect high-shine finish? We show you how to properly apply glaze to IPS e.Max CAD.
Watch and learn while Lee Culp demonstrates how to scan multiple teeth in a diagnostic wax-up for cloning in the software.
This instructional video will walk you through necessary CADCAM preparation guidelines.
This instructional video includes a demonstration of two different isolation devices: Isolite and Optragate.
Here’s how to execute the stain and glaze procedure of Ivoclar IPS Empress CAD using spray glaze.
Ever forget how to insert the block and tighten it? Learn how in this quick step-by-step video.
Occasional tool changes are necessary for optimum milling performance. Here’s a quick video that explains how it’s done.
Learn how to clean the mushroom strainer and properly change water in the tank.
Proper cleaning and maintenance of the collets will extend bur life and improve mill quality.
We’ll walk you through how to design multiple anterior teeth using the PlanScan/Planmeca software.
Sometimes, turning off the autogenesis feature will improve your workflow efficiency
Working on your crown design and realize you need to move the margin? Don’t back up and lose your design, use this technique instead
New to using PlanCAD software? Learn how to use the rubber tooth and move features.
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