Implants from Plan to Scan

In this advanced CAD/CAM course you will explore several in-depth concepts in implant dentistry – including implant planning, surgical guide fabrication, and surgical techniques.

Advanced CAD/CAM quick facts


  • Learn the step-by-step workflow for designing implant-supported restorations.
  • Learn digital implant planning and 3D printed guide fabrication.
  • Learn surgical concepts regarding implant location, placement, uncovery
  • Learn how to optimize implant uncovery for better aesthetics
  • Learn how to import abutments and design large temporary restorations
  • Learn how to make aesthetic final implantsupported restorations

Target group

  • General dentists with previous experience with CAD/CAM technology and implantology
  • Implantologists
  • Periodontists
  • Prosthodontists
  • This is an advanced CAD/CAM course. We recommend that participants complete our Fundamentals of CAD/CAM or Beyond the Basics of CAD/CAM course before attending the advanced course

Day 1 (Lectures and hands-on):

  • Advanced digital implant planning
  • Guided implant surgery planning: digital wax-up, merge models, implant plan, implant guide design, export guide for 3D printing.
  • Principles of 3D printed surgical guides
  • Considerations for plann​ing multi-unit implant cases

Day 2 (Lectures and hands-on):

  • Guided full arch cases
  • Temporary design and characterisation
  • Surgical workflow for guided implants
  • Implant placement
  • Digital workflow options for final implant restorations

Next course dates

3–4 June 2019





Are you also interested in aesthetics?

> Aesthetic Restorations with CAD/CAM
6-7 June 2019
Advanced CAD/CAM course with aesthetics theme



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Walter Renne




Advanced CAD/CAM

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Anthony Mennito




Advanced CAD/CAM

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Zachary P. Evans

DMD, PhD, Periodontist



Advanced CAD/CAM

Anni Mattila

CAD/CAM Teacher, DDS



All CAD/CAM courses

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Oona Ahllund

CAD/CAM Teacher



All CAD/CAM courses

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Aleksi Virta

CAD/CAM Teacher, 3D printing



All CAD/CAM courses


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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.

Find more reasons to visit Finland:
> Visit Finland 
> Visit Helsinki
> Events and activities in Helsinki


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