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Your leading dental CAD/CAM software provider

exocad GmbH is committed to expanding the possibilities of digital dentistry and providing its distribution partners with flexible, reliable, and easy-to-use software. exocad‘s technology enables system integrators to turn equipment into comprehensive, class-leading solutions.

Your freedom is our passion

This philosophy is at the heart of everything exocad does: the mission is to expand the possibilities of digital dentistry with its open and hardware-neutral software solutions.

The complete software portfolio ranges from esthetic and implant planning, as well as designing, to the production of various esthetic and functional dental restorations. What’s more, these individual solutions are compatible and complement each other. In addition, they can be linked through dentalshare, a platform for multi-directional digital data transfer between clinicians, dental technicians, and production centers. A wide range of add-on modules ensures maximum flexibility for users.



"Dental technologies advance at a rapid pace. Only those who keep up to date will be able to utilize the full potential of digital dentistry. Therefore, at exocad, we strive to drive the future of CAD/CAM and to constantly push our innovative software solutions to new levels of reliability, usability and interoperability, so we can provide dental experts with the freedom of choice!"

Tillmann Steinbrecher, CEO



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One platform – all digital dentistry solutions

exocad worldwide

Today, exocad has three offices worldwide, providing first-class service and technical support to its diversified network of partners and system integrators.
exocad‘s products are used in over 150 countries, and tens of thousands of dental professionals trust exocad‘s technology.

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An extensive international network of resellers ensures that dental professionals worldwide benefit from excellent consultation on exocad’s software solutions and maximum flexibility along exocad’s guiding principle “your freedom is our passion”.

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We’re happy to support the nonprofit Mini Molars Cambodia e.V., a Hamburg-based organization dedicated to providing dental care for children in need in Phnom Penh.

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exocad’s global network

As a globally renowned dental CAD software provider, exocad’s core competence is developing innovative digital dentistry solutions. Rather than selling directly to users, exocad partners with various manufacturers and integrates its software into their systems. exocad cooperates with leading manufacturers in order to integrate the software into a variety of different hardware.
The open-system technology platform, modularity, ease of use and unmatched integration expertise make exocad a preferred software partner for all types of equipment manufacturers.

A decade of digital innovation

In 2020, exocad celebrates its tenth anniversary: a journey with many CAD/CAM software milestones. In a fast-changing industry, open systems continue to be of great importance. For the future, exocad will continue to provide its users with reliable and flexible software that is characterized by intensive research and innovation.

Milestone reached

55,000 licenses sold

exocad relocates headquarters

The new, six-floor office building in Darmstadt, Germany, includes a product showroom, state-of-the-art equipment, and ample indoor and outdoor meeting space.

exocad joins a larger family!

Align Technology acquires exocad. exocad will continue to operate as it exists today.

Smile Creator – the future of cosmetic dentistry

exocad’s Smile Creator for predictable esthetic smile makeovers was introduced in 2019.

ChairsideCAD offers dentists new opportunities

ChairsideCAD, the CAD software for single-visit dentistry for dental practices, was released in 2018.

exoplan expands portfolio

exoplan, the software solution for guided surgery and surgical guide design, was rolled out in 2017.

Office in the UK

In 2015, exocad opened an office in Middlesbrough (UK).

Going east … and west

exocad offices were opened in Hong Kong (Asia) and Luxembourg (Benelux) in 2014.

dentalshare – the software platform for rapid collaboration

In 2013, exocad launched the multidirectional collaboration platform dentalshare for the exchange of cases.

Conquering America

In 2011, exocad expanded its business to North America with an office in Woburn (MA).


In 2010, exocad was founded as a spinoff of the Fraunhofer Institute.

The beginning of DentalCAD

In 2008, the world-renowned Fraunhofer Institute developed the first CAD/CAM software solution for dental professionals and launched it in 2009.

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