Regenerative dental fillings could help heal your teeth

Researchers from the University of Nottingham and the Wyss Institute at Harvard University have developed therapeutic synthetic, light-curable, biomaterials for dental treatments that support native dental stem cells inside teeth to repair and regenerate dentin.

The approach could significantly impact millions of dental patients each year by dental fillings that help heal teeth when they are injured from dental disease or dental surgery. Continue reading “Regenerative dental fillings could help heal your teeth”

Tissue Engineering and Dental Implants Set to Boost 3D Printing in Healthcare to a $1.2 Billion Market by 2020

3D printing (3DP) or additive manufacturing (AM) is used to convert a 3D model into a three dimensional object and the material used for this purpose is called 3DP material. 3D printing has begun to flourish in various application areas in healthcare such as dental, medical, implants, drug manufacturing and so on. Continue reading “Tissue Engineering and Dental Implants Set to Boost 3D Printing in Healthcare to a $1.2 Billion Market by 2020”

3Shape Verifies 3D Systems’ ProJet 3510 3D Printer and VisiJet Pearlstone Dental Material

3D Systems today announced its ProJet® 3510 MP 3D printer and proprietary VisiJet® Pearlstone dental material have been verified by 3Shape for prosthodontic dental model production. Prosthodontic dental model printed on 3D Systems’ ProJet 3510 MP with VisiJet Pearlstone material shown with 3D printed wax-ups made on 3D Systems’ ProJet 1200 with VisiJet FTX Green material. Continue reading “3Shape Verifies 3D Systems’ ProJet 3510 3D Printer and VisiJet Pearlstone Dental Material”