Accuracy of 3D printed models – Presented by Sohaib Shujaat, KU Leuven

Accuracy of 3D printed models – Presented by Sohaib Shujaat, KU Leuven

Printing has revolutionized the dental industry during the past decade and become an integral part of digital dentistry. However, little is known about the accuracy of the 3D printed models.

The aim of the presentation is to evaluate the objective accuracy of 3D printed models using various materials and printers. I will share the findings related to the accuracy of 3D printed models of teeth, impacted third molars, cortical and medullary bone.

This will provide a guidance for creating a exact replica of dental and bone anatomy, which can be used in future for training in dentistry and simulation of accurate dental and surgical workflow.

Interview
What drives you?
Creativity

What are the three things you would take with you on a deserted island?
Wilson the volleyball, a solar-powered satellite phone and a fire starter

What emerging technologies/trends do you see as having the greatest potential in the short and long run?
Bioprinting, deep learning, full digital dental set-ups

What kind of impact do you expect them to have?
Better quality of life for patients

What are the barriers that might stand in the way?
The only barrier which can stand in the way is financial support

Why should the delegate attend your presentation?
So they could learn more about the technological advances in dentistry

“Special Quote” for our readers & attendees
It is strange that only extraordinary men make the discoveries, which later appear so easy and simple. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

About KU Leuven
KU Leuven is an institution for research and education with international appeal. All programmes at this University are based on the innovative research of its scientists and professors.

KU Leuven ranks among the best 50 universities worldwide!

About 3D Medical Conference
On January 30-31, 2019, MECC Maastricht, The Netherlands, will host a two-day event focused on 3D Medical Printing.

Focus topics:

  • Medical applications with Virtual Reality / Augmented Reality
  • 3D Bio Printing
  • 3D Dental Printing
  • 3D Medtech Printing
  • 3D Medicine & Pharmaceutics Printing
  • 3D Medical & Dental Scanning
  • 3D Medical & Dental Software
  • 3D Medical (Bio)Materials
  • 3D Medical Workflow & Planning Tools
  • Legal and Regulatory issues regarding 3D Medical printing applications

The audience, a mix of academics, medical professionals, business, technology, regulation and creatives, will get an excellent overview and insight in the medical tech developments from different perspectives.

Combination tickets are available and can be purchased on the conference website.

 

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