DSDApp SDC 2020
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Smile Designer Certification Course


  • August 27-29, 2020
  • November 19-21, 2020


18683 COLLINS AVENUE, Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, 33180

*special room rate available


Time: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm EST


  • Doctor Ticket: $2'999 including 3-day hands-on course, a yearly DSDApp Gold Membership (value $799), five 3D Export cases (value $400), coffee breaks, lunch, social events.
  • ​Team Member Ticket $1'999 incl. 3-day workshop, coffee breaks and lunch (NOT incl. Gold plan, 3D export cases).

21 hours

Big Sky Seminars designates this activity for 21 credit hours of continuing education credits.
Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/goto/cerp
Smile Designer Certification Course
Course Content:
With the recent evolution of digital dental technologies we acquire new different equipments and the biggest challenge is to find a system that helps us: 
  • ​create and organize patient documentation 
  • ​generate smile simulations and 3D smile designs simple and fast
  • ​collaborate efficiently with colleagues, team members, lab
  • ​increase predictability of treatment outcome and final-restorations 
  • ​transform your design into mock-up / shells / composite veneers
  • ​improve communication with the patients
Learning Objectives
In this 3-day course, you will learn and practice all the steps of a digital workflow. Starting with patient digitalization: taking pictures, videos, 3D facial scan, intra-oral scan, bite-scan, adding CBCTs & X-rays to complete the case documentation. 
Learn and Practice the facial-driven Smile Design, Learn how to create irresistible Smile Simulations in a few minutes for your patients. Perform 3D smile design for a digital wax-up, DSD shells and Composite Veneers using DSDApp. Learn how to print your 3D designs and perform a smile test-drive for an emotional dentistry approach.
Who should attend:
This course is designed for dentists, staff members and dental technicians. For the beginners as well for the advanced DSDApp users. You don't need to have any previous knowledge about Digital Smile Design principles or DSDApp in particular to attend this course. 


DAY 1: Morning
Digitalize Your Patient
The importance of digitalizing the patients and bringing all files  (photos, videos, intra-oral scan, 3D facial scan, CBCT, etc) into the same documentation to better access for treatment planning and multidisciplinary collaboration.
Complete Photo-Protocol and Tips for Dental Photography
Why is video-interview so important for facial-driven Smile Design ( lip mobility/movement), advantages of the video interview compared with the pictures
How to take and incorporate 3D facial scan into the smile design and treatment plan procedure
Tips/Tricks for the perfect intra-oral scanning (with iTero)
How to take and incorporate a Bite-Scan (with T-Scan) into your treatment plan, interpreting the information
How to add CBCT, X-Ray and more to the case documentation to have the complete view of the Digital Patient

Practice to conduct the:
- DSD Photo-Protocol, 
- Taking video interview with a patient
- Completing a 3D facial scan guided by the DSDApp
- Taking Intra-oral scan (with iTero)
- Taking a Bite-Scan (with T-Scan)
- Complete the case documentation adding further files  CBCTs,  X-Rays, etc  to complete the documentation in DSDApp.
- Practice to share the case documentation with you interdisciplinary team, your lab and collaborate on each case 
Day 1: Afternoon
Digital Smile Design
Principles and Fundamentals of Digital Smile Design.
Fundamentals of a facial-driven Smile Design. 
Theory of the facial flow and how to adjust your Smile Design accordingly.
One of the hardest steps of the dental treatment is to understand what the patient is looking for and also to explain the treatment options & expected outcome at the first appointment. You will learn fundamentals of Digital Smile Design for a facially driven 2D Smile Simulations in the DSDApp to improve the communication with your patients. 

Learn and Practice step by step creating smile design based on just one picture  and a picture +  intra-oral scan.
Practice Smile Simulations according to the Facial Features and Facial-Flow.
Create Smile Simulations using the DSDApp for a facially driven planning and improving patient communication.
Use Finalize Tools for a natural-looking Smile Design.
3D Design for Mock-Up, Shells, Composite Veneers
Fundamentals of 3D smile projects as a chair-side 3D design solution. Understand the difference and how to create different projects (Ideal Pre, Motivational and Ideal Post) to be used in various stages of the treatment. 
Learn how to create 3D design step by step with a picture and intra-oral scan, with a 3D facial scan.
Learn how to finalize your 3D design to proceed with a 3D printing for traditional Mock-Up, Shells and the composite veneers directly from the App
Basics of 3D printing and materials

Learn and practice step by step 3D Smile Design using DSDApp
Calibrate digital files and create 3D Project
Finalize 3D Project with the Sculpting Tools
Create 3D Smile Design for Motivational mock-up, for DSD Shells, for the composite veneers
Learn and practice how to proceed with the 3D printing
Export the 3D project (STL) from DSDApp to print the 3D model. 
Improve Patient Communication and Team Collaboration
Principles of Emotional Dentistry
Principles and Benefits of Emotional Dentistry
How to prepare and perform a Motivational Mock-Up (traditional Mock-Up and DSD Shells) 
Tips & Tricks for a successful outcome and outstanding esthetic results
Change completely the way you present and explain treatment planning to your patients, learn how to use the case presentation to create an emotional connection with your patient and to explain/present the treatment. 

Live Patient Demo
How to perform motivational mock up (demo)
How to take videos and photos of the patient for a emotional case presentation
Practice with the DSDApp creating the case presentation in a few minutes, by adding case pictures, side-by-side videos, music and effects for an artistic results
Various Case Presentations

Collaborate with your Team, your Lab, DSD Planning Center
The biggest challenge of interdisciplinary treatment planning is the communication with the team. Having the right files at the right time as well as the integrated case communication make the collaboration and an interdisciplinary treatment planning possible. Learn how to share the case documentation safely and get the input needed for each case from your team using DSDApp. 
Learn and practice the team-work and case management solutions for the efficient collaboration.

Practice to use DSDApp as a collaboration platform with your lab for a fully digital communication and predictable final results.
Practice to share the case documentation safely in the DSDApp with a team-work option.
Practice to use DSDApp as your Dental Box for the case/file management, file storage, simple data access and easier collaboration.
Want to Become a Certified Smile Designer?
Dr. Angelo Raphael, 
Smile Designer
Angelo Raphael is a world leading specialist in Digital Smile Design and Natural Restorations. 
DSD KOL - INLAB (Dentsply Sirona) TRAINER
Teaching at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Prothesis Specialization.
Ralph Georg, 
DSDApp CEO and Co-Founder
Ralph Georg is a serial entrepreneur, CEO and the co-founder of the DSDApp. He is the creator of the technology of the DSDApp, integrating all visions and concepts of modern dentistry developed by Dr. Christian Coachman and the DSD team. 
Dr. Diogo Alves
DSDApp Head Instructor
Dr. Diogo Alves received a Postgraduate diploma in Implantology and Implant Prosthodontics from the Federal University of Paraná, Brazil. He is the Clinical Content Lead and Head Instructor at DSDApp where he focuses on helping dental practices and labs integrate digital workflows to increase efficiency and attract new patients

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