Dental 3D Printing

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…

Formlabs New Dental Unit & The Formlabs 3B: Dentistry Done Different

There is no question about it, the demand for dental services will increase as the population ages and research continues to link oral health to overall health, and for many,…

3D Printing News Briefs: November 12, 209

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking a little business, then moving on to some medical news. Volkswagen has achieved a major metal 3D printing milestone with HP, and…

Formlabs Tells Us How to Make Good Looking 3D Printed Dentures

More than 36 million Americans do not have any teeth, and 120 million people in the US are missing at least one tooth. With these numbers expected to grow in…

Additive Manufacturing Strategies: Early Bird Registration Rates End October 30th

If you’re interested in attending an industry event that will offer a deep dive into all things metal, medical, and dental 3D printing, then the third annual Additive Manufacturing Strategies…

3D CRIAR’s New Strategy to Take Over the Brazilian 3D Printing Market

During the last couple of months 3D Criar, the largest 3D printing reseller in Brazil, has been focusing on increasing its presence in the market. The biggest moves for the…

3D Printed Occlusal Splint Provides Relief in Just a Few Weeks

In the recently published ‘Digital manufacturing of occlusal splint: from intraoral scanning to 3D printing,’ researchers explored the use of a new digital workflow for creating intraoral occlusal splints. These…