User Interface at a Glance
The Title Bar is the ribbon at the top of the application window that contains basic controls on the right and the menu on the left. It also displays the app name and the opened case name.
|Manage the opened project, access available assistance resources, and check app details.
|Go to the Medit Help Center page dedicated to this app.
|Start Video Recording
|Start and stop the video recording of the screen.
|Take a screenshot. Capture the app with or without the title bar using automatic selection, or click and drag to capture only the desired area.
|View, export, or delete the screenshots. Upon completion, all captured images will be saved to the case automatically.
|Minimize the application window.
|Minimize the application window.
|Close the application.
The Data Tree is located on the left side of the screen and it shows the list of data you are using in groups. You can show or hide data by clicking its icon in the tree or change its transparency by moving the corresponding slider.
The structure of your Data Tree will depend on what data was imported and what step you’re working in. The below image is an example from the final step.
Action Control Buttons
There are five buttons that control the overall work process. They are located in both bottom corners of the application window.
The “Complete” button will appear at the final step only.
|Undo the previous action.
|Redo the previous action.
|Go back to the previous step.
|Apply changes and move to the next step.
|Complete the design process and save the restoration to Medit Link.
The Side Toolbar is located on the right side of the screen; it offers a number of tools that may be required at any step of the design workflow.
|Show or hide the form information registered in Medit Link.
|Adjust the parameters for creating the inner and outer surfaces of the restoration.
|Grid Settings (mm)
Show or hide the grid. (Overlay on/off)
Click multiple times to control overlay options.
|Data Display Mode
Change between different data display options.
(Textured/Textured with Edges/Monochrome/Monochrome with Edges)
|Contact Areas with Adjacents
|Turn on to show the areas of contact between restoration and adjacents. Use while sculpting the outer surface of the restoration to add or remove material to ensure optimal fitting.
|Contact Areas with Antagonists
|When on, this function shows the areas of contact between the restoration and the antagonists. Turn on when sculpting the outer surface of the restoration to check the occlusion.
|Turn on to see thin areas on the restoration. Use while sculpting to make sure that the restoration is not too thin to print or mill.
Data Control Tools (for touch screen/mouse)
|Zoom in and out by click-and-drag.
|Zoom to fit data to the screen.
|Move data by click-and-drag.
|Rotate data by click-and-drag.
Toolboxes beside the Side Toolbar are different at every step. Each toolbox represents a task that can be performed in this step and provides all the necessary features for completing it.
Below are the explanations for the features provided in toolboxes across the entire app.
|Manually create a margin line based on the selected points.
Add, move, or delete the control points to edit the margin line.
Hold down the Ctrl key for freehand editing of the line.
|Automatically create a closed margin line based on the selected point.
|Delete the margin line.
|Display the section of the area where the mouse is located.
|Curvature Display Mode
|See the curvature of the data through Color Map.
|Dynamic View Change
Turn on Dynamic View Change to automatically rotate data according to the view direction.
Available only when using Manual Creation.
Move the tooth freely without any constraints.
Use shortcut keys to rotate and scale it.
|Scale, move, or rotate the tooth.
|Smart Single Tooth Selection
Automatically select the area of a single tooth, leaving out gingiva parts.
Click and drag the mouse on the tooth.
Select all entities on a freehand-drawn path on the screen.
Only the front face is selected.
Deselect all entities on a freehand-drawn path on the screen.
Only the front face is deselected.
|Clear All Selection
|Clear all selected areas.
Add material to the restoration.
Remove material from the restoration.
Smooth parts of the restoration.
Morph the material on the restoration by dragging it with your mouse.
|Remove material from the restoration with a sharp blade to create grooves. Hotkey: 5
|Adapt to Adjacents
|Adapt the restoration to adjacents.
|Adapt to Antagonists
|Adapt the restoration to antagonists.
|Adapt to Gingiva
|Adapt pontic to gingiva.
|Drag the center point to adjust the connector’s position and cross-section area.
|Add, move, or delete the control points to reshape the connector.
Screw/Handle (tools for element control)
|Automatically place the chosen element at an optimal spot.
|Set Toward You
|Turn all elements to face toward you.
|Delete all elements. To delete one, right-click it.
|Change the element position by dragging it.