3D Dental Printing Conference: 3D Printing applications in Cranio-Maxillofacial surgery

A presentation by Prof. dr. Jules Poukens, Lecturer University Hasselt, Belgium.

Deformities and defects in cranio-maxillofacial surgery very often demand for a patient specific solution. Custom made maxillo-facial implants and prosthesis can be manufactured by 3D printing and are tailored to the patient. The use of custom surgical guides and implants in cranio-maxillofacial surgery is widespread and can be regarded as state of the art treatment. Clinical applications will be highlighted.

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