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The Most Comprehensive Digital Dentistry Training has just been released...

iDD and Aorta are proud to announce a new Digital Dentistry Mini-Residency program, designed to provide you with an understanding of all current technologies, systems, digital dentistry workflows, while also building your practical confidence with the latest equipment and software - both restorative and orthodontic.

Welcome to the Digital Dentistry Mini-Residency
OCT 21 - MAR 23

Hosted by Dr Ahmad Al-Hassiny of the Institute of Digital Dentistry (iDD), and Dr John Hagiliassis of the Aesthetic Orthodontic & Restorative Training Academy (AORTA), this 18-month course aims to fully empower you to be confident and comfortable with the multitude of digital dentistry workflows, technologies and ortho-restorative solutions available to the modern dentist.

Learn directly from successful dentists on how to implement digital dentistry perfectly for both you and your patients! This program is a balance of live seminars (in person), online learning and hands-on workshops.

Master the implementation of digital protocols, hardware and software to add maximum value. Learn about areas of digital dentistry that don’t make such sense financially or otherwise for the general dentist.

A show-all comprehensive course including successes and failures.


Impartial Digital Dentistry Education. Over 170 CPD hours in both Online and Live Training. 

5 Key Areas of Study

Intraoral Scanners, Milling & Materials, Software Set-Ups & CAD/CAM, 3D Printing, Business and Utilisation + more!

Comprehensive Education

The most comprehensive Digital Dentistry education available. All in one program. Learn the entire workflow - scan, design, mill, print.

Unit 1
Intraoral Scanners

Accurately Capture Patient Data - Learn how to master intraoral scanners and how to use them efficiently. Learn the many applications of scanners in general dentistry, restorative, ortho and implantology.

Experience hands-on scanning practice with multiple systems (CEREC, TRIOS, Medit, ITERO, etc) and evaluate which system is right for you.

Unit 2
Milling & Materials

Gain Confidence with Ceramics - A complete guide to milling units. Discover how to impartially choose and compare multiple systems, materials and the requirements for successful integration of in-house milling.  By the end of this unit learn how to design, prep and mill a range of different restorations.

Unit 3
Software Setups & CAD/CAM

Master Orthodontic and Restorative Software  - Learn all there is to know about restorative and clear aligner orthodontic software setups, and how combining the two can provide a better outcome for your patient by taking a multidisciplinary approach.  All theory taught in this unit is applicable to any aligner or CAD system. 

Unit 4
3D Printing Setups & Utilisation

Create Accurate In-House Appliances - Understand the different types of in-house 3D Printers, evaluate print materials, speed, software, accessories and their pros + cons. Design and print your own models and experience the in-house benefits of 3D Printers and appliances (e.g stents, implant guides, study models).

Unit 5
The Business of Digital Dentistry

The Future of Dentistry - Introduction to digital dentistry workflows and systems to grant you the ability of executing in-house restorative and orthodontic solutions, enabling complete smile makeovers. Additionally, learn to communicate to your patients how digital dentistry is helping to make their dental experience faster, more predictable and convenient - resulting in greater patient care and better treatment acceptance.

Mini-Residency Overview


2) Membership to AORTA & iDD Learning Portals - Over 100 Hours ONLINE CPD
Experience continuous learning with access to both AORTA & iDD learning platforms - an impressive library of over 100 hours online CPD/CE

3) Live Webinars
Join 4 online classrooms with Dr John & Dr Ahmad to receive real-time feedback, support and education between Live Sessions

4) Support All The Way
Contact us at any time over the course of the Mini Residency for individual support or advice


Session One
18 - 19 - 20 MARCH 2022

Intro to each key learning objective - scanning, 3D printing, milling, ortho software, CAD/CAM

Start with introductory lectures, presentations and software setups in the AORTA classroom (Melbourne) to help you build your understanding and application of digital dentistry fundamentals.

Session Two 
29 - 30 JULY 2022

Put theory into practice. Experience hands-on practical sessions in the iDD centre, with access to all the latest scanners and CAD equipment. 

Software, Photography, Smile Design, Orthodontics, 3D Printers, Implants

Session Three 
23 - 24 - 25 SEP 2022

Comprehensive: Full mouth rehab, multi-unit milling, bridges,

How does this all work?

  1. 1
    - Sign up below
  2. 2
    - The team will arrange an onboarding call to get to know you, your practice and your specific learning goals
  3. 3
    - Get instant access to iDD Online and AORTA Online learning portals: over 100 hours of CPD to start learning
  4. 4
    - You are invited to attend each live hands-on training session. These will occur throughout the next 18 months with specific learning objectives and outcomes. You will also have access to lecture recordings online.
  5. 5
    - Get access to Online Webinars and also Online Classrooms in which we welcome any questions specific to your needs. This is a perfect time to get tailored help with any issues you are facing. These will occur throughout the program duration.

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