CAD/CAM for the Dental Assistant (NEW)

Friday, May 6, 2016

This is a hands-on course. Limited attendance.

Instructor: Rachel Waterhouse, CDA


This course is designed to train motivated dental assistants on taking digital impressions and designing restorations using CAD/CAM. In this course the dental assistant will learn how to use CAD/CAM to produce the most profitable schedule and reduce the doctor time in the chair. Having CAD/CAM training will also build the dental assistant’s career by creating more independent hands-on participation in the treatment room and the office lab.

Participants will learn the basics of CEREC software and scanning techniques to create a digital impression, design restorations, and mill the final restorations for insertion or expedition of the digital impression to a lab.

Participants will have the opportunity to use CEREC and a model to practice on after a presentation and demonstration are shown.

Course Objectives: 

  • Understand what is legally allowed for dental assistants according to Massachusetts BORID Regulations
  • Review the work flow for in office delegation when assistants can be independently using the CEREC machine
  • Learn different techniques for the scanning process
  • Learn and go through the different tools and screens in the design stage
  • Learn how to send an impression to the lab or mill the restoration for delivery

Recommended for: Dental assistants

Additional information: Breakfast will be provided. Parking is available at a discounted rate.

Date Friday, May 6, 2016
Time 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Price $125
CEUs 4

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