Dental 3D Printing

Carbon and Candid Partner to 3D Print Models for Clear Dental Aligners

There’s a new partnership in the additive dental industry: Carbon and Candid have announced that they are joining forces to 3D print accurate models for clear aligners more reliably and…

Nexa3D and Keystone Announce New Partnership to Advance Dentistry Through Better 3D Printing

Manufacturer of polymer production 3D printers Nexa3D, and manufacturer of biocompatible photopolymer resins Keystone Industries, announced today that they are partnering up to improve 3D printing capabilities available to dental…

Automated Dental 3D Printing System Released by Rapid Shape

According to the “Additive Manufacturing in Dentistry 2021” report by SmarTech Analysis, while the dental industry has been seen as one of the more stable, fast-growing AM applications in recent…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 10, 2020: Velodyne Lidar & Local Motors, Philament, PostProcess & Orthodent, Keyshot & Stratasys

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about business, materials, dental, and software. Velodyne Lidar has announced a multi-year sales agreement with Local Motors. Filamania has launched its Philament…

2021 Dental 3D Printing Revenues to Reach $3.1B, Says SmarTech Analysis

SmarTech Analysis has published its sixth edition of the Additive Manufacturing in Dentistry report and, noting the tumultuous experiences of 2020, projects a promising turnaround for the market in 2021….

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: December 6, 2020

In this week’s roundup, we’re telling you about a virtual twin symposium, two 3D Systems webinars, and one by Materialise. Women in 3D Printing is continuing its virtual panel series,…

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3D Printing to Bring About Dental Revolution

Although the 3D printing market share is less than 10%, it is forecast to grow to KRW 4 trillion in 2021. Even though the problems of the 3D printing industry…

In a Different Tongue: 3D Printed Tongue Offers New Methods for Studying Oral Treatments

Researchers at the University of Leeds, in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh, have developed the first ever 3D printed biomimetic tongue surface. The material features mechanically relevant and accurate…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: November 15, 2020

The week after Formnext Connect is no less busy, as we’ve got webinars and virtual events pretty much every day, Monday through Friday. Read on to learn more about what’s…

3D Printing Financials: 3D Systems Beats Estimates in Q3 Earnings, Revenue Still Down 13%

3D printing and digital manufacturing solutions provider 3D Systems beat expectations for its third-quarter earnings but marked a year-over-year revenue decline as the coronavirus pandemic slowed economic growth, disrupted the…

ArchForm’s 3D Printed Aligner Factory Set to Reduce Orthodontist Costs

Orthodontic software startup ArchForm has announced the opening of its own 3D printed aligner factory for orthodontists. At half the price of other aligner companies, ArchForm is now competing against…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, October 11, 2020

We’ve got another busy week of webinars and virtual events coming your way! Read on to learn more about what’s available this week. Science in the Age of Experience Over…

3D Predict’s AI-Driven Software to Make 3D Printed Aligners in US

Instead of metal braces, clear aligners, also known as invisible aligners, are becoming increasingly popular for straightening out pearly whites. According to NewMouth, some of the most popular brands of…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, September 27, 2020

A range of topics will be covered in this week’s roundup of webinars and virtual events, starting with controlled nesting and increased productivity. Moving on, attendees can learn how to…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, September 20, 2020

Buckle up, we’ve got a lot of webinars and online events to tell you about this week! Ceramics Expo Connect starts on Monday, which is the same day that IMTS…

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…