dental 3d printing

3D Design and 3D Printing Enhance Creation of Patient-Specific Titanium Jaw Implants

While we’ve seen 3D printed medical implants made out of materials like silicone and cobalt chromium, the most common metal of choice is titanium due to its low density and high…

FDA Approval for E-Denture Means EnvisionTEC Now Enables Dentists and Labs to 3D Print Full Denture Solutions

You may have given up on the ‘what will they be 3D printing next’ line. At this point, it seems few items or industries have been left untouched by the…

3D Printing Inspires Artificial Blood Vessel Engineering Process in Teeth to Reimagine Root Canals

Over the last few years, there has been a lot of research conducted on how to 3D print artificial blood vessels. In December, live 3D printed blood vessels were successfully…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 16, 2017

3D printing awards, technology, programs, printers, partnerships, and new facilities – the 3D printing hive is abuzz with news on this lovely Friday! Desktop Metal was chosen by the World…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 30, 2017

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, Gilmour Space Technologies has secured Series A funding to develop its hybrid-engine rockets that use 3D printed fuel, while Oventus Medical signs a manufacturing…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 23, 2017

We’re talking about a new product, 3D printer resellers, grants and awards, a company acquisition, and a VIP visitor for Oak Ridge National Laboratory in this week’s first edition of…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 21, 2017

In this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about funding, ISO certification and research, and three 3D printers. Steel service center company Klöckner & Co. invests…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 18, 2017

We’re covering 3D printing education, business, international events and conferences, and a couple of Kickstarter campaigns in today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs.  Penn State is now offering master’s…

3D Printers Used to Manufacture Medical Parts Should Be Regulated

As a company that has been inventing and manufacturing 3D printers and materials for 15 years, our company has had a front-row seat to amazing changes in the way things…

Australian Woman’s Smile is Restored by 3D Printed Titanium Jaw Implant

Susie Robinson was 20 years old when the car she was driving went off the road and crashed into a tree one evening in 1989. The policeman who arrived on…

3D Systems Introduces New 3D Printing Materials, Expanded Software, and an Upgraded 3D Printer

Springtime is when many of us get especially ambitious and motivated, and it seems as though the major players in the 3D printing industry are no exception. This month has…

Stratasys and Prodways Unveil New Dental 3D Printers at IDS 2017

If you’re squeamish about dental matters, you may be having a bit of a rough time lately as the International Dental Show kicks off in Cologne, Germany this week. There’s been…

3D Systems Delivers on Configurable 3D Printing with Figure 4 Technology, Digitizing Dental and Other Verticals

3D Systems is increasingly leveraging its scalable Figure 4 technology for production-quality 3D printing, as 3DPrint.com has seen everywhere from IMTS to formnext to the lobby of 3DS’ own Colorado…

EnvisionTEC Announces 3Shape Partnership, New 3D Printing Materials, New 3D Printer at IDS 2017

Last year, overall sales of dental 3D printers skyrocketed 75% over 2015 percentages. The world’s largest dental show, International Dental Show (IDS), begins today in Cologne, Germany, and we’ve already heard…

Formlabs Announces New Dental Resins and Dental 3D Printing Solutions Partnership with 3Shape

While the majority of people may list their top fears as spiders, small spaces, or heights, many are also afraid of going to the dentist. There’s just something about essentially…

3D Printing is Streamlining the Production Process and Lowering Costs for Orthodontic Aligners

Less than a month ago, Singapore-based 3D printer manufacturer Structo 3D introduced its newest dental-specific 3D printer, the DentaForm, which came only a year after the company announced its flagship dental 3D…

Dental 3D Printing Makes a Strong Showing at LMT Lab Day in Chicago

There are a lot of 3D printing-specific trade shows going on pretty much all the time, but the technology has been making a strong presence even at trade shows that…

Structo Introduces Newest Dental-Specific 3D Printer, the DentaForm

Back in 2015, Singapore-based dental 3D printing solutions provider Structo teamed up with Materialise, and the two developed a dedicated build processor to work exclusively with Structo’s line of industrial-grade 3D printers and…

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Dental Industry Continues to be Ground Zero of 3D Printing Market

The speed with which the dental industry is adopting 3D printing technology may be unrivaled in the history of 3D printing. At EnvisionTEC, where we are a top three manufacturer…

3D Systems CEO Tells Us About the Acquisition of Vertex Dental and NextDent, Taking a Big Step into the Dental 3D Printing Market

A lot of our focus lately has been on 3D Systems and the vast medical empire they’re building within the 3D printing industry. We got to tour one of their…

Ackuretta Technologies Launches Ackuray A135 DLP 3D Printer and Eight Engineering-Grade 3D Printing Resins

Taiwan-based professional-grade 3D printer and materials manufacturer Ackuretta Technologies has just announced its new Ackuray A135 3D printer, and a line of eight engineering-grade resin materials to go with it. The…

AMR Looks Ahead to 2017 in the Polymer, Metal, and Medical/Dental Markets for Additive Manufacturing

As we settle collectively into 2017, the new year is looking all the brighter in the light of the setting sun of 2016 as the last year in additive manufacturing…

Arfona and Valplast International Corp. Unveil the r.Pod: New FFF Technology for 3D Printing Partial Dentures

Popular rumor has it that George Washington’s dentures were made out of wood. That’s actually not true, but I wish it was, because as horribly uncomfortable as wooden dentures sound,…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — September 17, 2016

On this week’s “3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week,” we’ve got a whole assemblage of breaking additive manufacturing news ranging from Europe to India. To start, all European…