Dental 3D Printing

LightForce Orthodontics Raises $14M for Custom 3D Printed Braces

They’re not fun by any stretch of the imagination, but getting braces is a rite of passage for many teenagers. While this hasn’t changed for many years, neither has the…

Dental 3D Software Gets a Boost Thanks to a New Collaboration

PreXion, a leader in high-quality 3D cone beam imaging systems for dentistry, and turnkey guided surgery provider 3D Diagnostix have announced a collaboration to integrate 3D Diagnostix services with the…

Keystone Resins Advance in Dental 3D Printing Market via Rapid Shape

As SmarTech Analysis VP of Research Scott Dunham explained during Additive Manufacturing Strategies 2020, when you combine medical and dental applications, the healthcare portion of the AM market is worth…

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4X Production for Dental 3D Printing Achieved via 3D Systems’ Auto-Stacking Feature

The benefits of high throughput automated workflows have been a big part of the success behind 3D printed dental aligners. The customizable products were one of the first in the…

The Present and Future of 3D Printing and Invisible Aligners

If you look at that crooked row of teeth one morning, the thought might occur that you could really use some invisible aligners. One of the earliest killer apps in…

Comparing 3D-Printed and Traditional Guide Plates for Placing Orthodontic Brackets

The most important part of orthodontic treatment is the correct positioning and bonding of the brackets. Direct bonding is less accurate and often takes longer due to saliva and inaccessible…

Prosthetic Dental Treatments: Traditional Stone Casts vs. 3D Printed Casts

Egyptian researchers Passent Aly and Cherif Mohsen compare the benefits of 3D printing with conventional techniques for the production of prosthetic dental casts, releasing the findings of their study in…

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Virtual AM Medical Event: From Innovations to the Future of Additive Manufacturing in the Medical Industry

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) hosted a first-of-its-kind event with experts discussing the instrumental role and impact of additive manufacturing (AM) on patient care. Originally set to take…

Dental Students Compare Conventional and 3D Printed Surgical Training Models

There are few things I hate more than going to the dentist. That’s why I’m always glad to hear stories of dental students using 3D printed training models to learn…

Austria: SLA 3D Printing of High Precision Glass Ceramic Parts

Austrian researchers explore lithography-based ceramic manufacturing (LCM) in the recently published ‘Stereolithographic Additive Manufacturing of High Precision Glass Ceramic Parts.’ Focusing on glass ceramics, the authors seek ways to optimize…

AMS 2020: Panels on 3D Printing Materials and Applications for Dental Industry

At our recent Additive Manufacturing Strategies 2020 in Boston, co-hosted by SmarTech Analysis, many different topics were discussed in keynotes and panels, such as binder jetting, medical 3D printing, and different…

Dental College of Georgia: Examining Photoinitiator Types in 3D Printing Resins

Researchers from the Dental College of Georgia, Augusta University, are exploring better ways to perform dental restoration, detailing their findings in the recently published ‘Photoinitiator Types Among a Variety of…

Dental College of Georgia: Comparing Acrylate/Methacrylate Resins

Researchers from the Dental College of Georgia, Augusta University are delving further into 3D printing resins for the dental field, detailing their findings in the recently published ‘Acrylate/Methacrylate Content Among…

Laser Sintered Metal Restoration in Dentistry: Research Review

Amir S. Azer and Heidar Shahin explore topics in dental restoration, detailing their findings in the recently published ‘Fit of Laser Sintered Metal Restorations: A Systematic Review.’ As 3D printing…

Align Technology Acquires exocad, Dental CAD/CAM Software Vendor in €376 Million Deal

Align Technology acquires Global Dental CAD/CAM software firm, exocad. Known for their dental CAD/CAM solutions, exocad will strengthen Align’s presence among dentists, labs, and partners around the globe. The two…

Arfona Announces New Dental 3D Printing Products and Services at LMT Lab Day

As SmarTech’s VP of Research Scott Dunham said at our recent Additive Manufacturing Strategies event in Boston, the healthcare portion of the AM market is truly the backbone of the…

EnvisionTEC-exocad Partnership Signals Industry Integration

For LMT Lab Day 2020, a number of 3D printing companies are rolling out their dental 3D printing product lines. This year, there’s the sense that there is a change…

Prodways Announces Clear Aligners Manufacturing Ecosystem

At Lab Day 2020 in Chicago, Prodways has announced the development of its Clear Aligners Manufacturing Ecosystem, meant to cover all aspects of the design and production of clear aligners….

3D Systems Introduces Stacking Feature for Rapid 3D Printing Production

Despite the fact that its most recent CEO, Vyomesh Joshi, has headed for retirement, 3D Systems is continuing in his vision for vertically integrated industrial 3D printing. The company has…

Switzerland: in vivo Analysis of Intraoral Scanners for the Dental Arch

In the recently published ‘Trueness and precision of intraoral scanners in the maxillary dental arch: an in vivo analysis,’ authors Jonas Winkler and Nikolaos Gkantidis from the Department of Orthodontics…

Following Up on Patients with Complete 3D Printed Dentures Made with Hybrid Nanocomposite

Researchers from Turkey and Romania have come together recently to finish a project as they evaluate patients in a follow-up study, outlined in ‘Eighteen Months Follow-Up with Patient-Centered Outcomes Assessment…

Structo & pro3dure Partnering: Dental Customers Benefit from Expansion of Materials for Velox Ecosystem

Innovative materials once again merge with 3D printing hardware in an international collaboration as Structo announces a partnership with pro3dure to jointly offer products for the dental industry. Structo is…

Early Bird Discount for AMS 2020, “The Business of 3D Printing,” Ends Tomorrow, February 5th

3DPrint.com and SmarTech Analysis will be holding the third annual Additive Manufacturing Strategies event next week, February 11th-12th,  at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, Massachusetts. This year, AMS…

Carima’s Latest 3D Printer Targets Dental Mass Production

Carima is continuing its mission to reach into every vertical with its ultra-quick C-CAT DLP technology. Though C-CAT, short for Carima Continuous Additive 3D Printing Technology, demonstrated its 1 cm…