Dental 3D Printing

How Desktop 3D Printing Can Help Your Small Business

“How can I make money with my 3D printer?” is probably the most common 3D printing question asked on the web after “how do I level my bed?” 3D printing…

3D Printing News Briefs, March 16, 2024: Partnerships, Affordable Bioprinter, & More

We’re starting with dental 3D printing news today, and then moving on to some new partnerships. Then it’s on to some interesting university research about 3D printing plant-based pharmaceuticals, but…

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3D Printing Financials: Unpacking Stratasys’ 2023 Earnings

Following the release of its fourth quarter and full-year 2023 earnings report, ​​Stratasys (Nasdaq: SSYS) saw a rise in stock value despite a year of financial ups and downs. Although…

Carbon Releases Automatic Operation Suite for Dental 3D Printing

Carbon, the Silicon Valley-based original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of Digital Light Synthesis (DLS) 3D printers, has released a system of automation solutions specifically designed for the dental industry. Called the…

3D Systems Unveils Multi-Material, Completely 3D Printed Dentures

As the most mature additive manufacturing (AM) market segment, the dental industry shows us just how much progress the technology has had in disrupting traditional products and workflows. The latest…

Startup Accelerator: Pioneering Digital Dentistry at LuxCreo

As we enter 2024, I am excited to commence a fascinating journey of exploring the stories of innovative startups in the additive manufacturing (AM) field through exclusive interviews. With a…

Prodways to Discontinue Solidscape Wax 3D Printers for Jewelry

French 3D printer manufacturer Prodways Group (PWG.PA) has announced that it will discontinue its small printers business for the jewelry market, a move aimed at refocusing its efforts on the…

3D Printed MouthPad Transforms How We Control Our Digital World

A bold new startup, Augmental, has made a significant breakthrough thanks to the path paved by the increasingly mature dental 3D printing industry. The firm has cleverly utilized dental resins,…

3D Printing News Briefs, January 13, 2024: OEM Certification, 3D Printed Dentures, & More

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, we’re talking about metal 3D printing and certifications, 3D printed dentures, freeform optics, and 3D printed swan eggs. Read on for all the details!…

Formlabs Announces SLA Resin Pumping System, New Materials at CES 2024

CES 2024 kicks off today in Las Vegas, and just like in years past, top 3D printing company Formlabs is making some exciting product announcements from the show floor. This…

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Invisalign Completes Cubicure Acquisition to Advance Orthodontic Solutions with 3D Printing

Invisalign, the undisputed front-runner in the clear aligner industry, has taken a monumental leap forward by acquiring Cubicure, a pioneer in direct 3D printing solutions for polymer additive manufacturing (AM)….

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The 10 Most Impactful 3D Printing Stories of 2023

While our readers were often drawn to developments in the desktop 3D printing space, the larger additive manufacturing (AM) industry was being shaped and reshaped by the business world. There…

Desktop Metal Lawsuit Alleging Misleading of Investors Dismissed

In January of this year, we reported on a class action lawsuit against Desktop Metal (NYSE: DM) and its executives, including CEO Ric Fulop and former EnvisionTEC executives Ali El-Siblani…

Carbon Adds Three New 3D Printing Resins to Dental Materials Portfolio

Product development and manufacturing technology company Carbon has a very strong materials platform, including engineering-quality elastomers and photopolymers, for applications ranging from sportswear to medical and dental. This week, the…

The Fall of SmileDirectClub and the Shifting Tides of Dental Innovation

Once a burgeoning pioneer in telehealth orthodontics, SmileDirectClub announced its closure in December 2023. This news came as a shock to many, just three months after the company filed for…

New AI Software Drives Multi-material 3D Printing for Quantica

At Formnext 2023, Quantica, the Berlin-based original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of multi-material inkjet 3D printing platforms, unveiled the commercial version of its foundational printer, the NovoJet OPEN. Now, Quantica has…

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…