Current Tips and Tricks of Cerec Tools and Biocopy

Dr. Mark McClure, Current Tips and Tricks of Cerec Tools and Biocopy
Speaker: Dr. Mark McClure
Category: CAD-CAM
CE Credits: 1.5
Format: MP4 Video
Expert Cerec training is now available right here on Dentaltown. This course covers the use of CEREC tools and the Biogeneric Copy method of crown fabrication to give the CEREC user a quick and easy w...more
  • Running Time: 1 hour
  • Released: 4/29/2015
  • Expiration Date: 7/2/2019
  • Review Date: 7/2/2016
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Credit Details
This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 1.5 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
AGD Code: 615.

The fee to view this course is $36. This cost includes the fee to take the exam and claim your CE credits.


Dentaltown can now offer expert Cerec training by comprehensive online CE courses. Cerec users of all levels can improve their Cerec skills for only $36. Cerec Moderator and Advanced Trainer for Cerec, Dr. Mark McClure’s CE course covers the use of CEREC tools and the Biogeneric Copy method of crown fabrication to give the CEREC user a quick and easy way to have success with CEREC. Tutorials on imaging, the image catalogs, drawing margins, and utilization of the display options and tools are covered.

The first half of the course shows the most useful tools for modifying CEREC restorations such as how to draw and manipulate lines using the CEREC software and includes margins and CUT lines. The second half instructs in the very powerful Biogeneric Copy method for creating CEREC restorations. From the copying of a previous restoration in a patient’s mouth so that the new restoration “fits” the patient’s occlusal scheme exactly, to copying a restoration or tooth that is an abutment for a removable partial denture, to copying exactly a set of provisional restorations and turning them in to permanent restorations for esthetic or functional rehabilitation, Biogeneric Copy is the method of choice.

Description of Speaker:
Dr. McClure is a 1983 graduate of Lindbergh High School in St. Louis, MO, a 1987 graduate of The University of Tulsa and received his dental degree in 1991 from The University of Missouri-Kansas City. After working in Kansas City for 5 years, he began his practice at his current location. He loves providing care to all ages of patients and making care comfortable for those who “hate the dentist”. He has been providing one visit crowns for over thirteen years using the CEREC method. He is a certified basic and advanced trainer for Patterson Dental and has taught hundreds of dentists this amazing technology. He is also a Galileos owner and has integrated the CEREC and Galileos technologies to provide computer guided implants. Dr. McClure has also converted his crown and bridge impression making to almost all digital impressions, utilizing the CEREC Connect method. He is well versed on digital technologies from other manufacturers as well, and can help you understand the benefits of digital dentistry in today’s dental practice. Dr. McClure is also a Moderator and frequent contributor to the Dentaltown Cerec forum.

Educational Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:
  • Utilize the basic tools on the DESIGN screen of CEREC
  • Take images for a BioCopy restoration
  • Use the CUT tool effectively
  • Draw a margin in both automatic and manual modes
  • Use the FORM tool effectively to create interproximal contacts
  • Fabricate a crown using the BioCopy method
  • Understand the myriad uses for the Biogeneric Copy method

Disclaimer: Dr. McClure declares that neither he nor any member of his family have a financial arrangement or affiliation with any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this continuing dental education program, nor does he have a financial interest in any commercial product(s) or service(s) he will discuss in the presentation other than the fact that Dr. McClure does disclose that he is an Advanced Trainer of Cerec and does have a finanical interest in training dentists in the use of Cerec.

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CE Policies
American General Dentistry (AGD), Program Approval for Continuing Education (PACE) approved, FAGD / MAGD CreditApproved PACE Program Provider
FAGD / MAGD Credit
Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or
provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement.
1/1/2016 to 12/31/2018
Provider ID# 304396
American Dental Association (ADA), Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP) provider
Farran Media is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
This activity meets the educational criteria required for verifiable Continuing Professional Development under the General Dental Council Lifelong Learning scheme and represents 1.5 hours of verifiable CPD.

Legal Disclaimer:
The CE provider (Farran Media) uses reasonable care in selecting and providing content that is accurate. The CE provider, however, does not independently verify the content or materials. The CE provider does not represent that the instructional materials are error-free or that the content or materials are comprehensive. Any opinions expressed in the materials are those of the author of the materials and not the CE provider. Completing one or more continuing education courses does not provide sufficient information to qualify the participant as an expert in the field related to the course topic or in any specific technique or procedure. The instructional materials are intended to supplement, but are not a substitute for, the knowledge, expertise, skill and judgment of a trained health care professional.

Continuing education credits issued for completion of online CE courses may not apply toward license renewal in all licensing jurisdictions. It is the responsibility of each registrant to verify the CE requirements of his/her licensing or regulatory agency.

Computer Requirements:
Click here to see a list of computer requirements before taking the course.

State CE Requirements:
Click Here for CE requirements by state. Please note that this information is current as of the time of listing. This information is subject to change at any time from the state boards. For the most up-to-date information, please contact your state board directly.

Refund Policy
There are no refunds for Online CE courses. Please contact technical support if you run into technical difficulty.

For any questions, please contact Howard Goldstein, DMD, Director of Continuing Education at
To reap the full benefits of this CE course, the presenters (Howie Horrocks and Mark Dilatush) have agreed to create a marketing plan specifically tailored to your practice and your specific market area. Having your marketing plan printed and open while you view the course material, will greatly individualize your learning experience.

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