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Carestream CS3500 scans - How to Export and Import into EasyRx

Last Updated: Jan 25, 2016 02:15PM EST
If you are using a Carestream CS3500 digital scanner, use this article on how to properly export your STL files, then import them into EasyRx. 

Export .STL file(s):
  1. Locate the patient scans / files in your Dental Imaging Software.
  2. Click the [Send To] button, which saves the files on your desktop.

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 [edit]

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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