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One Day Update on Digital Dentistry-Presentation with Dr. Armen Mirzayan

July 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT


April Pricing: $50
May Pricing: $100
June Pricing: $200
July Pricing: $400

** Price doubles on the first of every month and attendance is limited so register early**

It doesn’t matter what intra-oral scanner you are currently using-our courses cover non-denominational topics and details common to all of them. Join us to expand your knowledge of each scanner’s functionality beyond simple scanning, and gain insight into all of the next-level procedures it’s capable of to maximize your investment.

Course topics/objectives are as follows:

  • Discovering ways we can introduce errors while scanning, and how we can eliminate them
  • Finding out how to print and mill any restoration or prosthesis from your IOS
  • Discover how you can train your team to do most of the clinical work for you.
  • Learn how easy it can be to do a full mouth reconstruction using your intra-oral scanner
  • Design, print, and deliver a nightguard for yourself so you can understand how the full digital workflow process works

Watch this introductory video on the overview of digital dentistry

understanding digital dentistry

Here is a sample video of the material Dr. Mirzayan will be presenting at this event:

Scan Path


About the speaker

Armen Mirzayan graduated from Northwestern Dental School in 1998 and completed his General Practice residency at the Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. He met his wife, Dr. Jean Lee-Mirzayan in dental school and they started a practice together in downtown Los Angeles.

Early in his career, Dr. Mirzayan believed that there was little chance that he (and the industry as a whole) would continue to practice analog dentistry for too long, and he eventually purchased a CEREC system in January of 2001. Since then, he has used every version of the CEREC, and has milled on more than a dozen different chairside milling machines. He is also well versed in CBCT technologies and has had a unit in his own practice since 2009. Since then, he has trained well over 10,000 dentists in the use of CAD/CAM, CBCT and guided implant technologies.

In addition to private practice, he co-founded www.cerecdoctors.com; the original site that fostered a training/social network for the community of digital dentists, and essentially set the tone for the growth that the industry enjoys today. In 2013, Dr. Mirzayan founded CAD-Ray to serve as a center for teaching dentists guided surgery techniques and how to fabricate surgical guides. Since its inception, CAD-Ray has manufactured over 35,000 surgical guides and counting. It wasn’t until 2018 that the distribution arm of CAD-Ray was formed, which focuses on the distribution of reliable, efficient digital dentistry options as well as focused training and support for those technologies.

These days, Dr. Mirzayan spends most of his professional time in three ways. First, he travels the country teaching intraoral scanning, digital dentistry shortcuts and advanced dental techniques in his role as the clinical education director for CAD-Ray. Second, he rigorously tests new digital (dental) equipment; evaluating each product for reliability and durability to see if they are worthy of joining the CAD-Ray portfolio of supported products. Third, he still practices dentistry; both as a way of staying fresh, and also to test out new techniques and product innovations. His favorite part of the business is knowing that the strong majority of practicing CAD-Ray customers use their equipment on a daily basis.

***GOOD NEWS!*** This course includes access to the 3D Discovery event with Dr. Vu Le, details below:

Dr. Vu Le

Course Objectives

The Complete Nightguard Workflow: Almost all dental patients have signs of bruxism and providing nightguards are a necessary part of their treatment plan. Dr. Vu Le has mastered the effortless nightguard workflow. See the signs of bruxism that you and your team should look out for. Learn the fundamentals of scanning with a novel stepped bite stick which captures the patient in centric relation. Dr. Le will demonstrate how to upload the scans into several different online design services and design a splint utilizing AI in just minutes! Vu Le, DDS is a general dentist in Foothill Ranch, CA. He is a pioneer in dental 3d printing and holds two US parents for his breakthrough photography system, the VPR. This course is sponsored by Sprintray and CAD-Ray. Dr. Le designs, manufactures and sells the VPR using 3d printing.

About the Instructor

Vu Le, DDS is a graduate of Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. He hold two patents for the VPR, a groundbreaking lighting system for smartphone cameras. The VPR is designed and manufactured over thousands of hours of 3d printing.  He is a longtime member of the Sprintray printing community, and inventor of the VuBase printing raft and several other calibration design tools.  Most importantly, he is a husband, dad, and small town dentist just like anyone else.

This course is made possible by an honorarium from CAD-RAY and Sprintray. The instructor has previously received honorariums, sponsorships, and printing supplies from Sprintray, Inc.  He has no ownership interest in CAD-RAY or Sprintray, Inc.


July 7
9:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT
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We offer a variety of courses focused on Digital Dentistry:

Level 1 – One Day Regional Intra-Oral Scanning by one of our mentors. Introductory level courses that give you and a team member the confidence to scan an arch in under a minute.

Level 2– Two day hands-on training course for Medit i500 users on digital imaging and unleashing its full potential

Level 3 -Two day hands-on training on digital restoration designs and manufacturing, utilizing our CAD-Ray Design Software and all of your milling options, including milling titanium abutments or ceramics to tibases

Level 4 – Two day hands-on Digital Implantology Course from guided surgery to iCam and Medit Training and on implementing CT technology into your practice, focusing on guided surgery and apnea treatment

We frequently attend conferences and trade shows around the country

Advanced Technology Center is a Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. October 1, 2019 to September 30, 2023 Provider ID# 337070  

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CAD-Ray Event Cancellation Policy

CAD-Ray plans classes well in advance, so funds are usually captured for the preparation and arrangement of venues, food, materials and marketing for each event. In the event that an attendee must cancel, we ask to be notified at least 24 hours prior to the start of the event, or CAD-Ray reserves the right to keep the attendance fee to cover non-recoupable expenses already laid out by the organization.

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