Making Your Own Aligners & Surgical Guides (Merging 3D & STL Data Sets) Hands-on Workshop
Supported, in part, by Carestream Dental
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM | 3 CDE
Educational Method: Participation
Subject: Digital Dentistry
Recommended for: Dentists, Assistants, Dental Technicians
Participants bring: Laptop, preferably PC (16GB RAM, i7 processor, 2+GB discrete graphics)
Fee: $200 | $235 after Oct. 17
Event code: T12
Limited to 30 attendees.
- Learn what diagnostic data is needed to design a clear aligner case.
- Learn what diagnostic data is needed for surgical guide design.
- Learn efficient workflow for surgical guide design.
- Learn efficient workflow for clear aligner case design.
- Learn about in-house or out-source 3D Printing options.
This course is intended to help familiarize the attendee with some of the latest digital dentistry techniques. We will touch on both guided surgery and clear aligners. Additionally, we will show how 3D printing is incorporated into the workflow. Attendees will have the opportunity to design both a CT guided implant surgical guide and a clear aligner orthodontic case.
Speaker Bio: Dr. Baron Grutter attended Graceland University for his undergraduate degree and received his dental degree from the University of Missouri in Kansas City. He has focused his practice around digital dentistry, particularly in the areas of cosmetics, implantology, and orthodontics. He speaks regularly on guided surgery design, clear aligner design and fabrication, and 3D printing in dentistry. He has been involved with software testing and development in dentistry for many years. Currently, he is the Project Manager of BlueSkyBio's Orthodontic Department. Financial Relationship - Consultant: Blue Sky Bio, LLC; Honorarium: Carestream Dental, LLC