How are 3D printing & digital technology changing dentistry?

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3D printing & digital technology have been gaining grounds in the dental practice in the recent years. Additive technologies, such as DLP are widely used to build, starting from digital files, dental models in addition to orthodontic and prosthetic devices. 3D printed patient specific implants are used more and more in clinical cases. The start-up Lake3D wants to develop the first 3D Dental printer based on Multi Material 3D inkjet.

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How to get 3-D-Data of human patients for planning and working with in the workflow of the digital dentistry

Petra Clauß

by Petra Clauß, Ignident

In the digital dentistry completes the direct use of patient data the full digital workflow. And even 3-D-printing objects will be better with these data. So will the sucessfull oral rehabilitation combining function and aesthetics.

The simple and fast data acquisition with the DMD-System® is shown and how the data of the models, a therapeutic position and the movements are directly transferred to the CAD of exocad.

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