Alien Milling Technologies
Full Contour Designs for Dental CAD CAM
3Shape Design Services
If you haven't tried our design services, now is the time to try! Your design will be re-uploaded the next business day.
Designs Types Available
- Coping: 0.6mm Coping Shell
- Anatomical Coping: Proper Support for Porcelain
- Zirconia Lingual: Cutback Crown with Full Zirconia on Lingual. Ready for Porcelain build on buccal.
- Full Solid: Full Crown Design ready for stain and glaze.
File Delivery Instructions
- Archive all scans (Upper, Lower, Bite) into one Zip File.
- Upload the Zip
File Upload Max Limit: 25MB
If your upload is greater than 25MB, try uploading scan STL Files individually
Uploading Scan STL Files Individually
- Upload each Scan STL file into its appropriate upload form
File Upload Max Limit: 25MB
If one or all of your scans is greater than 25MB, you may need to reduce the triangles in your scan. There are multiple free CAD Software that allows you to do this.
Uploading Files with Dropbox
- Create a Folder with "Your Company Name - Aliens"
- Share it with "firstname.lastname@example.org"
- Export your Scan STL Files to this folder
- Complete a prescription for each case
- Select "Dropox" for file delivery method
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QUESTIONS & ANSWERSAsk a Question
What kind of system do you prefer? Exocad or 3 Shape? What are your charges for design for each?
We prefer using 3Shape Dental System. Our Prices for Designs can be located on this page.
Do you have bridge milling available?
Yes We do. No Up Charge for Bridges :)
Good morning. I have a few questions about your services. I have a case I'm working on, 9 units over 4 implants. The plan is for 2 bridges. I have already placed the implanys and they are ready to restore. I haven't chosen the implant abutments yet. I want to choose the abutments based on the prosthetic design. What is the best workflow in this case? I am using Dentis implants. Dentisusa.com I would like to use the stock abutments if possible.
You would need to place the Stock Abutments in the model.
Then you would place an order for "Implant Crowns"
Inside the Prescription you would select "Ship Models" (This is our fee for Scan and Design)
You would then pack your models, and ship them to us.
Do you have a manufacturing DME that I can download for 3shape?
Not at the moment.
The only critical information customers need to update is the "Tool Radius" to 0.65mm.
how much charge for milling solid crown and print model , send design ready for crown and model ? thank you
Our Prices are listed all over the site for milling services. At the moment, we don't offer model printing service.
I need a phone number
You car reach us at 1-844-ZIRCONIA
or if you are calling from abraod +1-909-562-0069
Where are you located and are these for people
We are located in Rialto, California. Yes These teeth are for Humans.
Can you do a snap on smile type of restoration on missing single tooth #5? It will be 3 units (3-6 extracted premolar). What is the cost to design and/or design and mill? Also shipping cost to Hawaii?
what is the process for getting a snap on smile milled.. we have the design
Enter a Case ID
Select a shade
Click on "Upload STL"
and upload your STL File.
Add it to Cart, and checkout.
Do you design thimble bars ?
Yes we do, but only with a milling service.
I have an iTero and use implant direct implants/scan bodies. What do I need to do to get a custom abutment and crown as well as design approval?
We only work with NT Trading Scan Bodies as of 2-7-2022.
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Do you provide printed or milled models?
Not as of 12-22-21. Stay tuned..
I have Planmeca mills can you work with them plan as and emerald s scanner
We do not integrate with Planmeca's software.
You can, however, download your STL Scans, and re-upload them individually on our site.
If I give you access to my computer via team viewer or otherwise ,would you do my designs once I indicate the margins for crowns, bridges etc....?
No we can not do this.
i Have a case to send but file is to large can i send it by wetransfer?
No do not use We Transfer.
Please use dropbox instead.
You can find more information when you select "Upload Jaw Scans - Design Service" on the prescription.
I use cerec and have a mil . For a design service that you provide could I send you my stl file and you design the smile and then send the stl file back to me and I could mil out the units? I practice alone and I’m very new to digital scanning. Dr Chris Neilson.
Yes this is exactly what this product delivers.
Do you do digital diagnostic wawups?
Yes you would select Full Crown Design, and please specify it will be a waxup in the specific instructions.
I have a sirona mill. What format do you export to me for milling after the design? Can you send me the model file to 3d print myself?
We export STL Files.
As of 10-26-2020 We do not offer model design.
Do you design custom zirconia abutments?
We do, but not as a stand alone design.
It would need to accompany a milling service.
do i have to send a bite for a bruxir splint? im exporting from sirona and its only exporting upper lower
It comes down to the geolocation of the objects in the 3D World.
If the coordinates are aligned, you do not need a bite.
A great free tool is Blender.
You can import your scans, to see if the objects are properly occluded.
If they are, then we won't have an issue with the bite.
If it is not, then you would need a bite scan, so we can properly align it.
hi please can I send scan STL file of the plaster impression to get the 3D printer STL file to print the teeth model? best wishes
As of 5-19-2020 We do not offer printing services for models.
how much do you charge to design and mill a crown
Designs are $10 per crown. Milling is based on the brand of Crown you choose.
i recently purchased a shining 3d desktop scanner and i am interesting in using your company for design and milling services. i didn’t see it mentioned specifically but i would like to know if i can scan the triple tray and send to alien milling for design and fabrication. thank you
Please call our staff at 909-562-0069
We will guide you through the process of uploading Scan files for Design and Milling.
I am using Dental Wings 3 series scan is that acceptable for .stl data to submit?
Yes it is
Can I use the design service to design both the implant abutment and the crown?
As of 9-25-18 We only offer abutment designs, when you bundle it with abutment milling service.
Do you accept stl files from Dental Wings scanners
Yes we do
are your design services for only single unit crowns? you don't have design services for full arch bars or zirconia?
Our design services are currenlty limited to Crowns and Bridges.
We do not offer design services for Full arch bars.
I am a Cerec user. What is the most efficient way to send you a Cerec scan to have a restoration designed and produced?
You can export the STL file of the Jaw Scans + Bite.
On our prescription you will see an "Upload Jaw Scans - Design Service" field.
You can then upload the Jaw Scans individually.
I have an upper arch with 7 Nobel NP implants healed. Taking final impression next with custom tray. Going to use current denture for bite, VDO, etc. I want to have a Harvest Tri-lor framework milled for the permanent framework. (Then likely multilayered zirconium crowns for the teeth.) What do you guys need for design and milling? Obviously the opposing, denture and bite. But how do you want the working model? Final model already poured? Just impression? Mounted on an articulator? I have an Omnicam and a Shining desktop scanner so I could generate virtual models but I believe working with a stone model might be easier for me to learn the workflow. Maybe both? Just whatever makes your job easier and saves me the most money, as the case was done for a minimal fee to help a family friend. Thanks! If we nail this and keep the costs down, expect MANY more of these cases as I do at least 1 surgery/week for full arch fixed implant restorations.
We do not design framework bars. We mill from your design file.