Daniel Portal

This course is for beginner to intermediate designers from technicians to dentist. This course will fully cover the tools, and the teach you

About this Event

Daniel Portal is the owner of Portal Digital Dentistry, a company primarily focused on educating dental professionals around the world on the benefits of CAD/CAM technology in dentistry. As former Senior Product Support specialist for Exocad North America, he was responsible for educating Exocad resellers, labs, and dentists. In this role, he traveled extensively to lectures and demonstrations at trade shows worldwide. Daniel has extensive experience in CAD/CAM having completed at Ameritech College, in Draper, Utah in 2011. Shortly thereafter, he became a dental technician with Arrowhead Dental Lab in Sandy, Utah, and later B&D Dental. At B&D Daniel learned the Exocad-based Origin CAD/CAM system, both for in-house production as well as technical support of end-user labs. In 2014, he joined ZahnTechnique in Miami, FL, gaining experience with a variety of CAD/CAM systems, including Amann Girrbach.




CAD/CAM and Exocad terminology

Exocad DentalDB- How to create a new case, restoration types & settings

Exocad Modules and Functionalities

Exocad DentalCAD Wizard guided workflows, tools, hotkeys and expert mode

Exocad DentalCAD Designs: Learning the tools to properly design copings, crowns and bridges


Model Design

Custom Abutment Design

Split-File Design

Screw-Retained Design


Digital Wax-up Design

Implant Supported Wax-up Restoration type design

Hybrid Design