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3D Printing Unpeeled: $5000 Cold Spray 3D Printer, Roland DGA & Living Materials

The AeroForge is a $5000 cold spray metal printer for copper made by a student team at Rice University. In a paper for ACS Central Science a team from Nanjing…

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,…

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:…

Germany’s Rapid Shape Brings Automated 3D Printing to North Carolina

While not as well-known in the U.S., German 3D printer manufacturer Rapid Shape has a unique approach to vat photopolymerization that may actually be more advanced than most products on…

Defeat in Detail: Winning in 3D Printing Against Entrenched Competitors

If we look at many of the firms working in 3D printing, we can see that they are spending an awful lot of time and money on rounding and fleshing…

Glidewell Launches 3D Printed Surgical Guides for Dental Procedures

Dental 3D printing is one of the unsung heroes of our industry, with tens of millions of crowns and bridges now made with additive manufacturing (AM). 3D printers are making…

3DPOD Episode 103: Dental 3D Printing with Ankush Venkatesh, Glidewell Intrapreneur

Ankush Venkatesh passionately tells us about Glidewell Dental‘s holistic and very vertically integrated adoption of 3D printing. The firm has had to make its own software, deploys over 400 3D…

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AMS 2022: 3D Printing Hits the Point of Care for Medical and Dental Applications

Additive Manufacturing Strategies (AMS) swept into New York and, on March 2, 2022, the day was dedicated to healthcare and bioprinting. The topic was one near and dear to many…

AMS Speaker Spotlight: Designing and Metal 3D Printing a Dental Implant

Les Kalman is Assistant Professor of Restorative Dentistry and Academic Lead for Continuing Dental Education at Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. He will be participating in Additive…

The Importance of Graphy’s Direct 3D Printed Dental Aligners

Korean photopolymer firm Graphy recently announced that it has a material for directly 3D printed dental aligners. These devices also have a shape-memory property, so you can submerge them in…

Materialise Releases Software Module for Dental 3D Printing

Materialise (Nasdaq: MTLS) is already the established leader in 3D printing software. Now, it’s taking the interesting course of developing software for select industries. The latest is the newly announced…

Fuse 1 First Benchtop SLS 3D Printer Certified for Dental 3D Printing

Formlabs already has firm footing in the dental market, with its biocompatible resins and FDA-certified stereolithography (SLA) 3D printers, the Form 3B and Form 3BL. Now, the Massachusetts 3D printing…

Startup Accelerator, Singapore: Zenyum, Star3D, 3D Metal Forge

In this third installment of Startup Accelerator, Singapore, we’ll be looking at the ship-and-noodle loving nation state’s 3D printing startup community. Zenyum Zenyum is a direct competitor to Align Technology…

One Click Metal Partners with i-ProDens and imes-icore to Bring Metal Printing to Dental

One Click Metal is a low-cost metal printer manufacturer started by Trumpf and, now, a subsidiary of machine tool firm Index. Since the Index acquisition, the German firm has partnered…

New Formlabs Software Release Helps Dentists 3D Print Models In-House

On March 18th, Formlabs announced the new Scan to Model feature in their PreForm software, which will directly convert oral scans into printable models. Scan to Model will help dentists…

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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…

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…

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….

Smile Direct Club Partners With HP To Make 50,000 3D Printed Molds per Day

Invisalign is one of the 3D printing manufacturing success stories. The clear aligners company has changed how you can straighten your teeth. By using CT scan based unique 3D printed…

Additive Manufacturing Strategies Boston 2019 Speaker Roundup

January 29 to 31st Boston will host the Additive Manufacturing Strategies event which will be a chance for you to learn with and from your peers in medical and dental…

Trends & Innovations in Dentistry: New Speaker & Early Bird Rate

  Have you signed up for Trends & Innovations in Dentistry and 3D Printing for Dental Materials? The three day course starts September 25, and features thought leaders like Steven…

Italian Startup Turns to Metal 3D Printing for Dental Implants with 24-Hour Turnaround

One application where 3D printing continues to increase in use is the dental field. Italian startup Yndetech, which produces high-quality dental implants and devices, purchased its first metal 3D printer from 3D…

Stratasys and Top Dental Labs Partner to Increase Production of 3D Printed Clear Aligner Molds

The allure of a perfect smile is only getting stronger; with the introduction of high definition, movie and TV stars found themselves confronted with their own less than perfect teeth…

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…