CAD/CAM for Dental Labs

Learn how to create exceptional prostheses by making the most of CAD/CAM and other digital tools in a dental laboratory.

Course objectives

  • Optimize the digital workflow and the use of CAD/CAM in dental labs
  • Learn advanced lab techniques for demanding prosthetic cases
  • Improve communication between laboratory and dentist

Target group

  • Dental technicians
  • General dentists with experience in CAD/CAM technology
  • Prosthodontists

Day 1 (Lectures and hands-on):

  • Closed vs. open CAD/CAM systems
  • Efficient communication between dentists and dental technicians
  • Provisional restorations using digital technology
  • Conventional vs. digital impressions (backed by scientific data)
  • Full anatomy in Exocad based software – Hands-on
  • Crown and bridge framework design – Solutions for fast and complex cases

Day 2 (Lectures and hands-on):

  • Parameters for long-term success ceramic crowns
  • Aesthetics – traditional vs. digital – Hands-on
  • Digital smile design
  • Ceramic veneers: direct and indirect mock-up – Hands-on
  • 3D Printing: possibilities and limits

Course fee

The price for the course is 1,500€ + value added tax (24%), if applicable. The price includes lectures and training, materials, lunches and refreshments. The side program during the course is voluntary and complimentary. Please note that travel and hotel costs are not included.

Next course dates

This course has not yet been scheduled. Meanwhile, the course is available for groups.


See also our other CAD/CAM courses!

> All CAD/CAM courses



Madalena Pires

Madalena Pires

Dental Technician



CAD/CAM for Dental Labs

Petri Kajander

Petri Kajander

Senior CAD/CAM Teacher



All CAD/CAM courses

Side program

In addition to the course, we invite you to visit Planmeca's seaside villa to enjoy the beautiful Helsinki archipelago, to taste Nordic delicacies at dinner and to relax in the Finnish sauna.

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Planmeca Digital Academy Training Center
Asentajankatu 6
FIN-00880 Helsinki, Finland