If you are using an iTero digital scanner, use this article on how to properly export your STL files, then import them into EasyRx.
Export .STL file(s):
- Login to your MyAligntech account at www.mycadent.com
- Click Orders on the top-left, then select Orders List.
- Look under the [Completed] scans area. Find the blue ID number (also known as the iTero Case ID) and click on the ID belonging to the appropriate patient/scan.
- On the following page, click where it says "Export using OrthoCAD 3.5 or Higher"
- Next, it will attempt to launch OrthoCAD software in order to open the scan(s) and allow you to export. Note: You may need to install/download orthoCAD for this to work properly.
- Please allow the OrthoCAD software to install and follow the on-screen instructions.
- Next it will launch the OrthoCAD software and start opening your scan.
- It will ask you for the Export Type, choose OPEN SHELL
- For Data format, choose Two Files (arches oriented in occlusion)
- For the Folder Name - We suggest changing this to the patient's last name, so you'll be able to easily identify the correct patient's file.
- Press Export to begin the STL export process.
- When the export is complete, a box should pop up telling you where the file downloaded. The default file path should be c:cadent/export/your folder name.
Uploading / Importing the STL file into EasyRx
There are two locations you can import STL files into EasyRx.
Option 1. The patient's record
a. Click the [Patients] options in the main navigation bar
b. Either [Add a new patient] or select an existing patient that you would like to add their STL to by clicking [View]
c. You may either drag and drop files, or, click the [files from your computer] to bring up your file explorer to locate the STL / Digital Models from the folder you exported them to earlier.
d. select the file(s) you need and click [open] which will bring them into the patient's file
e. you are done!
Option 2. A new or existing (saved only) prescription
a. Login to your EasyRx account
b. Click [Create Rx] or, for an existing Rx, find the patient's rx and click 
c. If you selected [Create Rx], fill out the appropriate patient info then proceed to the Prescription Workspace
If you selected [Edit] on an existing Rx, you will land on the Prescription Workspace
d. Select the [Uploads] tab at the sub-navigation bar shown below and click the [files from your computer]
e. You may either drag and drop files, or, use your file explorer to locate the STL / Digital Models from the folder you exported them to earlier.
f. Be sure to click [Save] after the files have uploaded, which would then exit you out of the Rx so you may come back at a later time to finish, click [Proceed to Submit] to finish filling out the rest of the Rx to submit to your lab
Here is what the attached files will look like when viewing the patient's record
Helpful Hint: Any files you upload to a patient's rx as also kept in the Patient's file for future reference! You may reference previously uploaded files for new Rx's without needing to upload the same models again, saving you time.
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