march, 2022

202218marAll Day20PostponedWelcome to the Digital Dentistry Mini-Residency OCT 21 - MAR 23(All Day)(GMT+11:00) View in my timeOnline Event Organized By: The Institute of Digital Dentistry Discipline:Digital Dentistry,Implants,Orthodontics,Photography,ProsthodonticsFormat:Continuum,Hands-on,In-Person,Online

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Event Details

Hosted by Dr Ahmad Al-Hassiny of the Institute of Digital Dentistry (iDD), and Dr John Hagiliassis of the Aesthetic Orthodontic & Restorative Training Academy (AORTA), this 18-month course aims to fully empower you to be confident and comfortable with the multitude of digital dentistry workflowstechnologies and ortho-restorative solutions available to the modern dentist.

Learn directly from successful dentists on how to implement digital dentistry perfectly for both you and your patients! This program is a balance of live seminars (in person), online learning and hands-on workshops.

Master the implementation of digital protocols, hardware and software to add maximum value. Learn about areas of digital dentistry that don’t make such sense financially or otherwise for the general dentist.

A show-all comprehensive course including successes and failures.


Impartial Digital Dentistry Education. Over 170 CPD hours in both Online and Live Training. 

5 Key Areas of Study

Intraoral Scanners, Milling & Materials, Software Set-Ups & CAD/CAM, 3D Printing, Business and Utilisation + more!

Comprehensive Education

The most comprehensive Digital Dentistry education available. All in one program. Learn the entire workflow – scan, design, mill, print.

Unit 1
Intraoral Scanners

Accurately Capture Patient Data – Learn how to master intraoral scanners and how to use them efficiently. Learn the many applications of scanners in general dentistry, restorative, ortho and implantology.

Experience hands-on scanning practice with multiple systems (CEREC, TRIOS, Medit, ITERO, etc) and evaluate which system is right for you.

Unit 2
Milling & Materials

Gain Confidence with Ceramics – A complete guide to milling units. Discover how to impartially choose and compare multiple systems, materials and the requirements for successful integration of in-house milling.  By the end of this unit learn how to design, prep and mill a range of different restorations.

Unit 3
Software Setups & CAD/CAM

Master Orthodontic and Restorative Software  – Learn all there is to know about restorative and clear aligner orthodontic software setups, and how combining the two can provide a better outcome for your patient by taking a multidisciplinary approach.  All theory taught in this unit is applicable to any aligner or CAD system. 

Unit 4
3D Printing Setups & Utilisation

Create Accurate In-House Appliances – Understand the different types of in-house 3D Printers, evaluate print materials, speed, software, accessories and their pros + cons. Design and print your own models and experience the in-house benefits of 3D Printers and appliances (e.g stents, implant guides, study models).

Unit 5
The Business of Digital Dentistry

The Future of Dentistry – Introduction to digital dentistry workflows and systems to grant you the ability of executing in-house restorative and orthodontic solutions, enabling complete smile makeovers. Additionally, learn to communicate to your patients how digital dentistry is helping to make their dental experience faster, more predictable and convenient – resulting in greater patient care and better treatment acceptance.

Mini-Residency Overview


2) Membership to AORTA & iDD Learning Portals – Over 100 Hours ONLINE CPD
Experience continuous learning with access to both AORTA & iDD learning platforms – an impressive library of over 100 hours online CPD/CE

3) Live Webinars
Join 4 online classrooms with Dr John & Dr Ahmad to receive real-time feedback, support and education between Live Sessions

4) Support All The Way
Contact us at any time over the course of the Mini Residency for individual support or advice


Session One
18 – 19 – 20 MARCH 2022

Intro to each key learning objective – scanning, 3D printing, milling, ortho software, CAD/CAM

Start with introductory lectures, presentations and software setups in the AORTA classroom (Melbourne) to help you build your understanding and application of digital dentistry fundamentals.

Session Two 
29 – 30 JULY 2022

Put theory into practice. Experience hands-on practical sessions in the iDD centre, with access to all the latest scanners and CAD equipment. 

Software, Photography, Smile Design, Orthodontics, 3D Printers, Implants

Session Three 
23 – 24 – 25 SEP 2022

Comprehensive: Full mouth rehab, multi-unit milling, bridges,

How does this all work?

  1. 1- Sign up below
  2. 2- The team will arrange an onboarding call to get to know you, your practice and your specific learning goals
  3. 3- Get instant access to iDD Online and AORTA Online learning portals: over 100 hours of CPD to start learning
  4. 4- You are invited to attend each live hands-on training session. These will occur throughout the next 18 months with specific learning objectives and outcomes. You will also have access to lecture recordings online.
  5. 5- Get access to Online Webinars and also Online Classrooms in which we welcome any questions specific to your needs. This is a perfect time to get tailored help with any issues you are facing. These will occur throughout the program duration.

Sign up for the Mini-Residency Below:



Payment Plan


For 5 months, total = 19,500 


Pay in Full

AUD 17,500

(save $1,500)

EOFY + EARLY BIRD – 14,875 incl gst

The Most Comprehensive Digital Dentistry Training Available

  • Three 2-3 Day Comprehensive LIVE Training Sessions
  • 72 Hours of CPD: Hands-On Training & Seminars
  • Train using ALL systems – CEREC, iTero, TRIOS, Medit etc
  • Master the entire workflow – scan, design, mill, print
  • Additionally, OVER 100 Hours of Online CPD  
  • 1 Year Access to both AORTA and iDD Online Platforms
  • Access All Live Lecture Recordings Online 
  • 4 Online Classrooms with Dr Ahmad and Dr John 
  • Support all the way! Via phone or email.


iDD Online / AORTA Members get a Further 5% OFF – contact us!

On the Fence? Register your interest below and we will keep you up to date with all the releases.

Register your Interest!


Speakers for this event

  • Dr John Haggiliassis

    Dr John Haggiliassis

    Invisalign and Clear Aligner dentist

    Dr. John Hagiliassis graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Dentistry in 1998. He founded Freedom Dental in 2011, which quickly listed on BRW’S Fast 100 businesses in Australia for the years 2011 and 2012. With a true passion and commitment to customer service and cosmetic dentistry, Dr John and his team of over 50 staff treat thousands of patients every year, providing them with straighter, whiter smiles in a spa-like environment and providing personalised care and six-star service. Dr John absolutely loves technology and loves finding ways to incorporate it into his practice to make him more accurate and efficient. Many years ago, John was one of the first people to have an iTero scanner in the world and has continued this trend by updating his technology constantly. Dr John has treated over 3000 clear aligners cases to date and focuses his practice on providing minimally invasive, biologically compatible and patient focused smile makeovers incorporating alignment, whitening and augmentation.

    Invisalign and Clear Aligner dentist


The Institute of Digital DentistryThe Institute of Digital Dentistry (iDD) is New Zealand’s first CAD/CAM and Digital Dentistry specific training centre, and online training platform. iDD stands for advanced, innovative and cutting-edge training in digital dentistry. We want to bring together dental professionals that are passionate about digital dentistry and its possibilities. One of our aims is to promote and teach the many facets of digital dentistry and how it can revolutionize your practice and make dentistry more enjoyable and insightful for you and your patients. The team at iDD are general dentists and multi-practice owners with a passion for digital dentistry. We were early adopters of CAD/CAM and first invested in this technology over 10 years ago. As some of the few in the world with knowledge and experience of all scanners on the market, this gives us a unique position which has been recognized by industry and dental professionals globally. Across our clinics we own and have used a range of scanners including CEREC Primescan, TRIOS, Medit, Itero, Planmeca, Runyes, WOW, Heron and the list goes on and on. We also have advanced experience with all CAD software including CEREC, Inlab, 3Shape Design Studio and exocad. On top of this is our range of milling machines and 3D printers all in-house. All of this technology has been purchased without sponsorship, and we remain unwaveringly committed to being an unbiased and trustworthy source of information.


march 18 (Friday) - 20 (Sunday)(GMT+11:00) View in my time



CPD Hours



Payment Plan 3800/month For 5 months, total = 19,500 OR Pay in Full AUD 17,500 (save $1,500) EOFY + EARLY BIRD – 14,875 incl gst