ChairsideCAD - Compatible, Versatile, and User-Friendly

Powerful dental CAD software for use in a clinical environment

Highly automated and intuitive - take your practice to the next level


ChairsideCAD is the first complete open-architecture CAD software platform for single-visit dentistry. The chairside workflow is highly automated, intuitive and optimized for practice use. Newcomers to CAD/CAM can benefit from wizard-guided workflows, while experts can select free design sequences for greater flexibility. With ChairsideCAD, creating automatic design proposals is simple. Instant Anatomic Morphing enables efficient adjustments: the anatomy of teeth automatically adjusts in real-time for dynamic occlusion. And AI-based detection of facial features makes smile design faster and more accurate.



Your benefits at a glance

  • Enjoy the ease of use
    ChairsideCAD  is fast and easy to handle, no extensive training is necessary
  • Improve patient satisfaction
    ChairsideCAD  helps you realize same-day restorations in the dental practice
  • Create esthetic and functional restorations
    ChairsideCAD  is easy to learn and guides you step-by-step through the process
  • Increase your efficiency
    ChairsideCAD  enables you to realize restorative dentistry during one single patient’s visit to the practice
  • Opt for in-house or outsourced production
    ChairsideCAD  offers flexible workflows
  • Keep your flexibility
    ChairsideCAD  supports almost all changes you make to the workflow, equipment, or services in your practice
  • Collaborate effortlessly with partners
    ChairsideCAD  facilitates your communication with dental labs and production centers for improved and predictable outcomes
  • Maximize your return on investments
    ChairsideCAD  enables you to integrate open hardware and materials of your choice
  • Work with your existing equipment
    ChairsideCAD  supports file formats for open scanners, CT machines, 3D printers and milling machines
  • Expand your service offerings
    ChairsideCAD  can be upgraded with various add-on modules according to your needs
  • Profit from an unlimited number of cases
    ChairsideCAD  has no hidden costs or clicks fees
  • Benefit from our proven software platform
    exocad software has been established for 10 years

Communicates with labs and any open hardware

Take your dental restorations to the next level with exocad’s ChairsideCAD  – the intuitive software solution for single-visit restorations in the dental practice. From smooth integration with several market-leading intraoral scanners to reliable, highly esthetic restorative designs, and in-house or outsourced manufacturing, ChairsideCAD guides you through the whole process step-by-step. Meet your patients’ demand for single-visit restorations by taking maximum advantage of the streamlined, intuitive chairside workflow. Directly create reliable results in only a few steps in your dental practice – no extensive training is necessary.

Compatible – supports a large number of intraoral scanners

Load your patient’s 3D scans easily into ChairsideCAD from many open intraoral scanners. Thanks to standard data formats, you have the freedom to choose and change your hardware based on your specific needs.



Versatile – wide range of indications for single-visit treatments

Design beautiful and functional dental restorations such as crowns, bridges, copings, veneers, inlays, onlays, pontics, provisionals and dental appliances.

User-friendly – guided workflows in wizard mode

Benefit from the intuitive, guided approach of ChairsideCAD that offers you maximum ease of use and consistent results. exocad’s proven wizard-based workflow guides you through every step of the CAD/CAM process.



Comprehensive – open library of production materials

Produce your dental restorations by accessing ChairsideCAD’s comprehensive, open library of materials from leading manufacturers such as 3M, GC, Shofu, Vita and many more. In addition, various generic blanks for hybrid ceramics, lithium silicates, lithium disilicates, and glass ceramics are available.

Free choice – seamless integration with 3rd party production equipment

Maximize your return on hardware investments with ChairsideCAD. Thanks to its open software architecture, all design data is exported in an STL file format. This allows you to manufacture your restorative designs on almost any open 3D printer or milling machine.

free choice


Expandable – add-on modules for supplementary features and indications

Expand your service offerings and generate more value with your business by upgrading ChairsideCAD with various add-on modules according to your and your patients’ needs.

ChairsideCAD Flowchart

Indications and functionalities of the ChairsideCAD Core Version

One platform – all digital dentistry solutions

ChairsideCAD supports you in designing various esthetic and functional dental restorations and appliances while the patient is still in the chair. Thanks to its simplified, intuitive user interface and open tooth and material libraries, a high level of automation and consistent results are ensured.

Anatomic Crowns

Anatomic Crowns

Design beautiful and functional crowns with minimal effort.

Multiple high-quality tooth libraries are included.



Design full contour bridges including inlay, cantilever, and Maryland bridges.



Practices with embedded labs can take advantage of the advanced framework design options.


inlays and onlays 

Beautiful, natural-looking inlay and onlay restorations can be designed rapidly and easily.



Enhanced options thanks to numerous add-on modules

Extensive, versatile, integrated

React to changing market and patient demands by easily expanding your service offerings with one or more of exocad‘s add-on modules. Significantly reduce treatment times and frequency while increasing patient satisfaction.

Note: The ChairsideCAD Implant Module is 510(k) pending and not available in the US.

Implant Module

Implant Module

Design abutments and screw-retained crowns and bridges

Model Creator

Model Creator

Create physical models from digital impression scans

Bite Splint Module

Bite Splint Module

 Design night guards

Provisional Module

Provisional Module

Create eggshell temporaries from pre-op scans

Smile Creator

Smile Creator

Predictably plan and preview esthetic restorations

Auto Articulator Module

Auto Articulator Module

Automatically simulate jaw movements for accurate dynamic occlusion

Jaw Motion Import

Jaw Motion Import

Import jaw measurements from devices

DICOM Viewer

DICOM Viewer

Visualize voxel CT data during the design process

TruSmile Module

TruSmile Module

Realistic visualization of dental restorations

In-CAD Nesting Module

Jaw Motion Import

Position restorations in milling blanks

ChairsideCAD Compatibility