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If you're looking for an unbiased way to learn digital dentistry - you're in the right place.

We've been the home of digital dentistry for over a decade, covering everything from unboxings, in-depth reviews, comparisons, breaking news stories, and highlighting digital workflows.

Additionally, we provide online and in-person training resources to empower digital dentistry professionals around the world. 

Stay in the loop by exploring our blog and discover the world of digital. 

What are the Benefits of Adopting Digital Dentistry?

Enhanced Detection And Diagnosis

Advanced imaging provides a more comprehensive view, allowing you to plan and treat problems with more confidence.

Predictable Outcomes And Planning

Digital dentistry allows for more effective treatment planning and visualisation, with more predictable outcomes that reduce the possibility of clinical complications.

Precise, Superior-fitting Restorations

Digital impressions and computer-aided design ensure crowns, veneers, and aligners fit perfectly for natural-looking results.

Increased Patient Comfort and Satisfaction

Say goodbye to biting into putty - digital scanning is fast, clean, and gag-free and has that wow factor that gets you word of mouth referrals and improves patient communication and acceptance rates.

Efficient and Convenient Dental Visits

With digital technology, you can streamline your workflows and cut down on turn-around times, opening the door to offering same-day dentistry. 

More Control of Your Workflows

Investing in digital dentistry equipment, may initially seem costly, but the increased efficiency and reduced time and material costs can lead to a significant return on investment.

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35+ FREE CE/CPD Courses

iDD's Free Academy gives you the foundational insight, workflows, and resources
to build your knowledge and skills to master digital dentistry.

Modern Prep Design and Margination

A complete guide for preparing and marginating teeth for CAD/CAM restorations, a critical foundation for success in digital dentistry. Learn how to prepare teeth conservatively in a range of clinical scenarios and place margins using CEREC and TRIOS.

Fundamentals of Intraoral Scanning

Learn how to master intraoral scanning, including techniques and scanning pathways, as well as quadrant, full arch, and edentulous scans. In this course we cover real-life scan demonstrations, key clinical tips and tricks, and staff delegation.

Efficiency and Accuracy in Full-Arch Implant Restorations from Planning to Delivery

Dr. Michael Klein will teach you his entirely digital workflow for restoring edentulous patients using Nexus iOS, the scan gauges by Osteon.

Why Digital Impressions are at the Core of Modern Dentistry - 3Shape Webinars

Revolutionize your practice with Dr. Mark Bowes' expert insights on digital impression technology - the game-changing core of modern restorative dentistry.

Digital Dentures Now and Tomorrow - 3Shape Webinars

Gain a competitive edge in the booming digital denture market! Learn how to harness cutting-edge technologies to boost efficiency, reduce costs, and deliver exceptional results that will delight your patients.

How Digital Implantology Changed My Practice - 3Shape Webinars

Master digital implantology with Dr. Michael Scherer and revolutionize your practice. Discover cutting-edge techniques and technologies to streamline workflows, enhance precision, and achieve predictable, esthetic results.

Single-Visit Dentistry Utilizing Medit Scanners

Master Single-Visit Dentistry: Dr. Ahmad's Proven Techniques for Flawless Scans, CAD Designs, and Same-Day Restorations that fit with no adjustments needed!

Clinical Tips & Tricks to Ensure Perfect Scans

Unlock the world of digital dentistry! Master the basics of intraoral scanning and optimize your dental practice with the right tools and techniques when using IOS devices!

Why Bother with Digital Dentistry - Everything you need to know

Unravel the future of dentistry with Dr. Ahmad Al-Hassiny! Learn and understand digital transformation, from intraoral scanning & 3D printing to the role of AI. Elevate your practice today with tips on how to get started!

Whatever Your Indication

Whether you're starting off simple with dental models or producing finished dentures, iDD has you covered.

Digital Imaging & Diagnosis

Digital Impressions & CAD/CAM

Guided Dental Surgery

Digital VS Analog

Digital dentistry helps you streamline workflows, reduce chair time, and provide patients with an unparalleled experience.

Digital impression systems eliminate the mess, discomfort, and inaccuracies of traditional putty impressions, allowing for precise digital models.

CAD/CAM same-day crowns cut out the need for multiple appointments and temporary restorations.

Cone beam CT imaging offers incredibly detailed 3D scans for improved diagnostic abilities and surgical planning.

From digital smile design to guided implant surgery, digital dentistry empowers your team to work with unprecedented accuracy and efficiency.

Efficiency & Profit VS Time Digital Dentistry

Experience faster growth in your career and accelerate your practice by utilizing digital dentistry.

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The Role of AI in Dentistry

How are we currently using AI and what does the future of dentistry look like with this incredible technology?

Intraoral Scanner Price Guide 2024

iDD's price guide for the most popular intraoral scanners on the market.

Dental 3D Printer Review 2024

iDD's objective review of the most popular printers on the market.

Dental CAD Software Guide

The introduction of dental Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software to dental practices and laboratories marking a significant step into what we now refer to as 'digital dentistry.' 

Diagnocat Review

Diagnocat - AI Diagnostics of 2D and 3D X-Rays in Dentistry

Medit i7000W Review

iDD's in-depth review of the Medit i700 Wireless intraoral scanner.

Runyes 3DS 3.0 Review

Read iDD's unbiased intraoral scanner review.

Alliedstar AS 200E Review

Read iDD's unbiased intraoral scanner review.

Want To Dive Deeper in Digital Dentistry?

In-depth courses to optimize and maximize return on your digital dentistry workflows.

Intraoral Scanning Course

Master digital impressions with this FREE self-paced online intraoral scanner training. 

Learn optimal scan strategies, common troubleshooting issues, and make sure you're getting maximum return on investment from your scanner.

3D Printing Course

3D printing is taking dentistry by storm.

If you are not beginning to migrate to an in-house workflow that features 3D Printing - you risk being left behind by your peers.

Learn how to adopt an in-house 3D printing workflow, to bring production inside your clinic, cut down turnaround times and reduce your reliance on external labs.

Digital Implantology Course

If you're currently practising implantology, leveraging digital techniques could be a gamechanger.

With digital implantology, you'll see shorter procedures, safer surgeries. and less stress because you'll have more predictable outcomes.

Digital Smile Design Course

Want to significantly improve your case acceptance?

Smile Design is a crucial tool in a dentist’s arsenal.

With it, you can massively increase cosmetic case acceptance, improve your treatment planning and patient communication and increase your clinic’s revenue.

Dental Radiography Course

This comprehensive course covers the fundamentals of dental radiography using current digital imaging technologies. You'll learn proper techniques for capturing diagnostic intraoral and extraoral radiographs with minimal radiation exposure.

Topics include radiation safety, image acquisition, interpretation of normal anatomy and pathology, integration with digital workflows, and patient positioning for optimal imaging.

Gain practical experience utilizing advanced imaging equipment to enhance your radiography skills.

Materials Processing Course

Imagine if you could process all types of CAD/CAM materials in-house and produce lab-quality finishes in less time.

Whether you are a dentist, DA or technician, learn how to process all materials including zirconia, a material that demands a deep understanding of its strengths, weaknesses, indications, and contraindications. From pre-sintering coloring to post-sintering techniques, you will gain invaluable knowledge to ensure flawless execution.

Take a comprehensive look at the diverse array of CAD/CAM materials available, their unique properties, pros and cons, and the clinical indications that govern their application. 

Mastering exocad Course

Unlock the Power of exocad with our Comprehensive, Online and On-Demand Training.

The course modules range from fundamental topics like setting up the software and designing basic crowns… All the way to advanced material like full-mouth rehabilitation and designing full arch implant restorations.

Expertly curated by Marjorie Andrade, an experienced dental CAD designer and technician at iDD Lab, this course will help you navigate the software's intricacies and put its powerful tools to work for your practice or lab.

CEREC Masterclass Course

Maximize your CEREC’s capabilities, and train your team to use your CEREC correctly. We’ve put together this comprehensive bundle of CEREC training that is fun and easy to understand.

Plus CAD/CAM and materials processing bonus courses so you have the complete workflow.

Gain Live Hands-on Experience

Learn from masters in digital dentistry and experienced surgical dentists, in person.

Maximise ROI in Your Practice with 3Shape TRIOS

Learn how to leverage your 3Shape TRIOS scanner and 3Shape Unite system to unlock better patient communication and engagement and improve treatment acceptance.

Affordable pricing for emerging markets now available