FREE Resources

Welcome to the Institute of Digital Dentistry's Free Resources page. Here, you'll discover a wealth of valuable materials to empower your journey in the world of digital dentistry. Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting, our collection of resources is designed to support your learning and growth. These resources are your gateway to advancing your dental practice and staying ahead of the curve in the digital age. Best of all, they're absolutely FREE!

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The Ultimate Guide to Dental CAD Software in 2024

To help you navigate the market, iDD has compiled a comprehensive list of all available dental CAD software. 

Choosing the Right Dental 3D Face Scanner

What is a face scanner?What do they do?How do they differ from a dental intraoral scanner?Which one should I invest in?

Medit i700 Wireless Intraoral Scanner Review

Read iDD's unbiased review of the Medit i700 Wireless Intraoral Scanner + 2024 Update on Medit Apps

Diagnocat Review

Artificial Intelligence has been one of the biggest hype topics in dentistry in the past couple of years. What is all the fuss about? 

Characterizing Monolithic Restorations

This comprehensive guide is an additional resource for those who want to master processing and finishing CAD/CAM restorations.

IDD Compares: Medit Intraoral Scanners

Comparing Medit’s I700 Wireless Vs I700 Vs I600 Vs I500 Scanners

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.

Digital Dentistry Workflows: Overview

A quick overview of 3D printing in dentistry - from the different technologies to file formats.

Digital Dentistry Workflows: Dental Models

Familiarize yourself with the steps involved in 3D printing dental models.

Digital Dentistry Workflows: Dental Splints

Explore the workflow of 3D printing dental splints and night guards.

Digital Dentistry Workflows: Dental Surgical Guides

Discover the process of how to 3D print implant surgical guides.

Digital Dentistry Workflows: Dental Crowns

Dive into the process of 3D printing dental crown restorations.

Chairside Zirconia

Dive into the essentials of chair-side zirconia applications, techniques, and advancements.

X-Guide Review 

Is dynamic navigation the next big thing in dental implantology?

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?

Alliedstar AS 200E

Read iDD's unbiased intraoral scanner review.

RAYFace By Ray

Read iDD's unbiased desktop facial scanner review.

Runyes 3DS 3.0

Read iDD's unbiased intraoral scanner review.

Medit I600

A high performance intraoral scanner at a low cost.

Virtuo Vivo

2022 Update

Aoralscan 3

A low-cost IOS by Shining 3D

Helios 600

A release by Eighteeth

Intraoral Scanner Reviews IDS 2021

+ IOS market update

AlliedStar AS100

The best Chinese low-cost scanner?

Fussen / DentaLink S6000

Low-cost Chinese IOS

3DISC Heron

Read iDD's unbiased intraoral scanner review.

Medit i700 Review DL

Medit I700

The best intraoral scanner?

iTero Element 5D Plus Review Download

ITero Element 5D Plus

The fastest iTero Scanner yet!

CEREC Primescan and Prime REVIEW - iDD

CEREC Primescan & Primemill

The leader in chairside CAD/CAM.

Carestream CS3700 Intraoral Scanner Review

Carestream Dental CS 3700

Read iDD's unbiased intraoral scanner review.


3Shape TRIOS 4

Read iDD's unbiased intraoral scanner review.

iTero Element 5D Intraoral Scanner Review

ITero Element 5D

Next generation IOS imaging.

Medit i500 Intraoral Scanner Review

Medit I500

Read iDD's unbiased intraoral scanner review.


Intraoral Scanner Reviews - 2019

IDS 2019

The Battle Of The CAD/CAM Titans

Comparison of CEREC Omniscan, 3Shape TRIOS and Planmeca Emerald Systems.