Dental 3D Printing

3D Printing News Briefs, November 18, 2023: Depowdering, Jewelry Patterns, & More

We’re kicking off 3D Printing News Briefs with a little business today, as Horizon Microtechnologies invested in a micro AM platform from Boston Micro Fabrication, and Rivelin Robotics announced a…

FDA Clears 3D Systems Material for 3D Printing Denture Bases

3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) has announced a significant addition to its dental 3D printing offerings with the FDA 510(k) clearance of its NextDent Base material. The news represents an important…

3D Printing News Briefs, November 11, 2023: Formnext 2023

It happens with all additive manufacturing (AM) events, but with formnext in particular. It’s impossible to cover every bit of news that comes out of the show in a dedicated…

Dental 3D Printing User SmileDirectClub Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy; Founders Extend $80M Lifeline

Pioneering teeth-straightening business SmileDirectClub (Nasdaq: SDC) has announced its filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Texas amidst challenging financial circumstances. The decision comes as the company seeks to implement a…

3D Printing News Briefs, September 23, 2023: Research Awards, Dental Veneers, Gaming, & More

In 3D Printing News Briefs, technologies developed by ORNL researchers won six R&D research awards, Rolls-Royce delivered its first of four Coach-built Droptail models with 3D printed elements, and Boston…

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Align Technologies Buys Cubicure for Direct 3D Printing – 3D Systems Responds

(See update at the end of this article.) Align Technologies (Nasdaq: ALGN), a dominant force in the global clear aligners market, recently revealed a definitive agreement to acquire Vienna-based Cubicure…

LightForce Orthodontics Snags $80M for 3D Printed Braces Expansion; Plans Hiring Spree

LightForce Orthodontics, the trailblazer developer of a fully personalized 3D printed braces system, secured $80 million in Series D funding in a significant financial boost for the orthodontic sector. Spearheaded…

Carbon & Desktop Health Partner for FDA-approved Dental 3D Printing

Taking a significant stride in digital dentistry, Desktop Health and Carbon have inked a new partnership. By integrating the groundbreaking Flexcera family of resins by Desktop Health with Carbon’s digital manufacturing…

New Materials from Formlabs Enable 3D Printed Medical and Dental Devices

Formlabs is serious about both the medical and dental additive manufacturing (AM) markets. In trying to push its integrated product offering into dental, it joins a very competitive market estimated…

Solidscape Releases Sub-$15,000 Wax 3D Printer: the Muse

It’s been about five years since French 3D printer manufacturer Prodways acquired Solidscape from Stratasys. Now, the wax 3D printing pioneer is making its biggest announcement since the new ownership:…

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What We Know About the Dental 3D Printing Industry Will Soon Change

…The dental industry is driven to a surprising degree based on consumer behaviors and socio-economic factors. The biggest socio-economic phenomenon to happen in decades struck with the pandemic, and while…

3D Printing News Briefs, May 27, 2023: Contract, Acquisition, Movie Prop, & More

We’re discussing Sintratec’s All-Material Platform first in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to an NSF Career Award for a University of Pittsburgh research and a Phase…

Dental 3D Market Grew to $4B in 2022

SmarTech Analysis, the leading 3D printing market research firm and the sibling firm of 3DPrint.com, has released the latest iteration of one of its flagship reports, 3D Printing in Dentistry…

Glidewell & LuxCreo Partner for Chairside Dental 3D Printer Package

Glidewell, a large American dental lab, has partnered with LuxCreo, a dental 3D printer, software, and materials company, to offer a solution for in-office 3D printing.  Ostensibly, LuxCreo is an…

LuxCreo Gets FDA Class II 510(k) Clearance for Direct 3D Printed Dental Aligners

Dental aligners made through thermoforming based on 3D printed inserts are one of the biggest additive manufacturing (AM) applications in the world. Pioneered by Align and now used by Smile…

3D Printing News Briefs, April 15, 2023: Hybrid Manufacturing, 3D Printed Insoles, & More

Kicking off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Eplus3D released a new hybrid manufacturing solution. In materials news, Formlabs has introduced its first flexible SLS 3D printing material. Then it’s on…

Formlabs Talks 3D Printing Automation and Materials at AMUG 2023

Formlabs is one of the primary success stories of the 3D printing startup scene from the last era. In part, this was due to the fact that the MIT spinout…

Inkjet 3D Printing Company Quantica Closes €14M Series A

Quantica, a Berlin-based additive manufacturing (AM) company specializing in multi-material applications, announced that it has closed a €14 million Series A financing round. €10 million has been guaranteed upfront, with…

3D Printing News Briefs, March 25, 2023: Software Launch, Dental Ceramics, & More

We’re starting off with software in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as Desktop Metal launched its Live Suite for generative AI solutions for additive manufacturing 2.0. Then it’s on to…

3D Systems Re-enters Desktop Dental 3D Printing with NextDent LCD1 System

Given that the dental additive manufacturing (AM) sector is currently the most mature, the competition for increasingly cutting-edge tools is heating up. Firms across the segment are demonstrating these new…

Global Availability Announced for Desktop Health’s Einstein Pro XL Dental 3D Printer

Last winter, Desktop Health, the medical 3D printing division of Desktop Metal (NYSE: DM), revealed the commercial launch of its high-precision Einstein dental series of 3D printers, as well as Flexcera Smile…

Structo Automates Aligner Production with Two New mSLA Dental 3D Printers

The hyper-competitive dental market is being catered to by increasingly productive and accessible 3D printing solutions—resulting in $3.1 billion in revenues in 2021, according to the Additive Manufacturing in Dentistry report…

Single-Print, Full-Color Denture 3D Printing Tech Unveiled by Stratasys

A key area of application in the dental additive manufacturing (AM) world is the 3D printing of dentures. As it stands, even with digital technologies like (AM), denture making is…

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Why ‘Chemistry for Dentistry’ Is Really Revolutionary – AMS Speaker Spotlight

Do you remember when the boundaries of the term “revolutionary” was limited to historic achievements like a war of independence, the polio vaccine, or the invention of the internet. In…