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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…

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…

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…

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…

3D Printing News Briefs: July 2nd, 2019

We’re talking partnerships and materials in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. The Alfa Romeo F1 team and Additive Industries are strengthening their technology partnership, while Beam-IT and SLM Solutions are…

Inside 3D Printing Brazil: 3DC Med is Trying to Change Dentistry in Brazil

Today, Brazil is one of the countries with the most dentists in the world. With over 190,000 dentists (that’s 111 dentists for every 100,000 people), it’s no wonder the dental industry…

One Week Left To Sign Up For Trends & Innovations in Dentistry

There’s still time to sign up for Trends & Innovations in Dentistry, the three day online showcase. The class, which starts September 25, will cover the biggest trends in digital…

Early Bird Deadline For Trends & Innovations in Dentistry Is Tomorrow, September 1

There’s still time to save on Trends & Innovations in Dentistry, our three-day online event starting September 25. If you sign up by tomorrow, September 1, you’ll receive 23 percent…

Lowering Production Costs For 3D Printed Medical and Dental Models Through Desktop 3D Printers

3D printed patient-specific organ models are used in many areas of medicine for various reasons, including surgical pre-planning, medical training, and providing a better explanation to the patient of what’s…

Sign Up for Trends & Innovations in Dentistry with an Early Bird Special

Want to learn how 3D printing is changing the dental industry as we know it? Our three-day showcase, Trends & Innovations in Dentistry and 3D Printing for Dental Materials, runs…

Second Annual Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit to Feature Startup Competition and Exhibit Floor

This past January, experts in the fields of medicine, dentistry, and 3D printing gathered for the first annual Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit. Titled “The Future of 3D Printing in Medicine…

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…

Temasek Polytechnic Promises Improvements in Dental Crowns and Bridges with 3D Printing

A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap that is placed over an existing tooth. It is used to restore the shape, strength, and/or size of a tooth or to improve…

Last Chance to Save $100 on Registration for Upcoming Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit

No matter how serious or trivial, everyone, at some point in their life, has been or will be impacted by the medical and dental industries – which in turn have…

Three-Way Partnership Set to Take On Digital Dentistry with New Dental 3D Printer and Materials

Earlier this month, top desktop 3D printer manufacturer XYZprinting announced that it was entering the industrial 3D printing market for the first time, following up this announcement with news of three new…

atum3D to Debut New 3D Printer, Software, Industry Excellence Packs at formnext

One of the biggest annual events in additive manufacturing is formnext, which begins in Frankfurt, Germany in just two weeks. With all of the international attention the conference garners, many…

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…

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…

Monitor Your Dental Health with Prophix, and It Might Just Keep the Dentist Away

Way back when, I worked at NYU’s College of Dentistry, where one of my many duties was filming oral surgeries. It was a bloody business. And while I used to…

Formlabs Introduces Dental SG, the First Biocompatible Resin for Desktop 3D Printing

It often seems to happen overnight. An industry that has been somewhat quiet in terms of new 3D printing developments suddenly seems to explode, becoming the “next big thing” in 3D…

16th Century Notes Uncovered in Bible Thanks to 3D X-Ray Imaging

If you’ve ever gotten in trouble for writing in one of your textbooks, you should know that you were following in illustrious footsteps. In fact, one day your marginalia might…