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

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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. Continue reading “Accuracy of 3D printed models – Presented by Sohaib Shujaat, KU Leuven”

Dentists use high resolution SLA additive manufacturing for digital dentistry (Video)

3D printing is gradually revolutionizing many industries, from design, to engineering, to medicine, and even to dentistry. The latest in 3D printed dentistry comes from additive manufacturing company Formlabs. Their Form 2 3D printer, which retails for $3,499, offers its users high resolution SLA additive manufacturing and is reportedly designed with digital dentistry in mind. That is, Formlabs boasts their SLA 3D printer is capable of additively manufacturing high quality surgical guides for dentists, retainers and aligners, educational models, as well as crowns and bridges. Continue reading “Dentists use high resolution SLA additive manufacturing for digital dentistry (Video)”