“I'm very excited about all the academic topics also getting to know products...what an amazing event!”

Insights 2024 Visitor

“This event is great beacuse we have both the news and the experiences to solve problems we normally touch in our daily job.”

Palma de Mallorca - Insights 2024

exocad, an Align Technology, Inc. company and a leading dental CAD/CAM software provider, successfully concluded Insights 2024, the fourth edition of its global digital dentistry event, under the motto “Network. Innovate. Lead.” The biennial meeting took place on May 9–10, 2024 in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. “Our goal at Insights 2024 was to gather together professionals along the dental spectrum to learn from each other,” said Tillmann Steinbrecher, CEO at exocad. “With hundreds of attendees, 54 industry partners and expert speakers from around the world, I can confidently say that we achieved that. We explored the future of digital dentistry and fresh approaches to collaboratively improve outcomes.” The educational CAD/CAM event included dental technicians, dentists, and industry partners from more than 45 countries. Insights attendees took part in informative presentations from top industry speakers and in-depth learning sessions, run by exocad software experts, for both clinical and lab audiences. “This event offered attendees the chance to see which technology and treatment approaches are available to achieve more predictable results, faster workflows, and ultimately higher patient satisfaction,” said Novica Savic, CCO at exocad.

The new Elefsina 3.2

At Insights 2024, exocad’s software sessions focused on education and state-of-the-art workflows with exocad’s DentalCAD, ChairsideCAD and exoplan. The new Elefsina 3.2 release series took center stage.

International top speakers

At Insights 2024, dental technicians and clinicians passionate about digital workflows had access to career-accelerating insights from top industry experts. The lectures from well-known thought leaders from across the dental world included a presentation on the power of avatars in dentistry by Dr. Miguel Stanley, smile design insights from international experts like Dr. Guilherme Saavedra and Dr. Elaine Halley, and an exciting look at occlusion with Master Dental Technician (MDT) Edris Rasta. Dr. August de Oliveira lectured on 3D printing and exocad for the general dentist. A cutting-edge team approach, combining orthodontic and restorative treatment planning, led by the UK lab and dentist duo Kristina Vaitelytė and Dr. Eimear O’Connell, concluded the event with exocad’s vision of the future.

Partner exhibition, partner sessions and software integrations

Over 50 top companies in dental materials, equipment, and CAD/CAM, answered questions and demonstrated equipment as part of the Insights partner exhibition. The 11 Insights Diamond, Platinum and Gold partners each held five dedicated sessions to showcase their innovations, present cases, launch new products, and share valuable ideas for the application of exocad software solutions, in connection with digital hardware.

Insights into the future

Visitors were particularly interested in the outlook for future products and services that exocad presented at the event. The company previewed its next release of its implant planning software exoplan 3.2 Elefsina* and announced the inclusion of a new streamlined workflow for stackable guides. The company also provided its vision of the future previewing AI-based crown design and advanced visualization within exocad’s Smile Creator.

Community, collection and connection

Insights 2024 provided a welcome opportunity to network in person with exocad experts and the dental industry. Following a rigorous educational agenda, attendees had the opportunity to unwind at the end of day one at a celebration with a “pearly white” theme. exocad once again offered attendees the chance to participate in a charity drive by selling special, limited-edition Insights T-Shirts. The company said the collected funds will again go toward supporting dental nonprofit organizations.