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Assisting in the Age of CAD/CAM - Digital Dentistry Expands the Role of the Dental Assistant (AGD 610)

Presenter: Kimberly Bland, CDA, EFDA, B.S., M.Ed.


This webinar is APPROVED FOR ONE (1) CE CREDIT and is designed for the dental assistants to familiarize themselves with the use of in-office CAD/CAM dentistry for single-unit fixed ceramic restorations and its workflow applications and the role of the dental assistant.


Kimberly Bland, CDA, EFDA, B.S., M.Ed. has served twice as ADAA's President as well as held all national offices and the position of ADAA Fifth District Trustee.  She has held several offices in both the local and state ADAA organizations, having been President of the Florida Dental Assistants Association for four terms.  Ms. Bland is a past member of the Florida Board of Dentistry Dental Assisting Council and has held offices in the Florida Allied Dental Educators Association.  She is currently Florida Region V Postsecondary Advisor of the Florida Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA).  Kimberly Bland is a graduate of the University of South Florida and holds an undergraduate degree in Industrial Technical Education and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership  She earned her Dental Assisting Certificate at Manatee Technical College in 1983 where she is now the dental assisting program director.


Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:

• Identify examples of digital dentistry applications used in the diagnosis and treatment of dental patients;
• Describe the use of in-office CAD/CAM dentistry for single-unit fixed ceramic restorations and its workflow applications;
• Discuss the use and properties of three popular ceramic materials used for monolithic restorations with in-office CAD/CAM dentistry; and
• Discuss the basic equipment maintenance protocols for the scanners and milling machines used with in-office CAD/CAM dentistry.


The ADAA has an obligation to disseminate knowledge in the field of dentistry. Sponsorship of a continuing education program by the ADAA does not necessarily imply endorsement of a particular philosophy, product or technique.

The ADAA cautions participants taking this course on the hazards of using limited knowledge when integrating new techniques into their practices.

Credits earned upon completion of this course may be used to meet DANB’s Recertification Requirements.

This course has been produced in part by a grant from the Professional Dental Assistants Education Foundation (PDAEF).


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