Several new AM materials were announced in the past week.
This is a bit of a surprise to me: Xact Metal has developed a dental solution for metal applications.
Desktop Health, a line of business within Desktop Metal, announced a new series of dental 3D printers.
Polymer 3D printing solutions developer Stratasys revealed the newest addition to its portfolio of 3D printing solutions for dental applications, the Stratasys Origin One Dental.
Formlabs announced a very unusual partnership that could lead to dramatically increased quality on all of their equipment.
Tupel 3D added a dental 3D scanner to their Kickstarter offering.
Formlabs announced a series of dental 3D printing products, including one involving SLS.
Charles R. Goulding and Ryan Donley discuss recent 3D printing advancements in the dental industry.
Photocentric has launched a new desktop resin 3D printer, the LC Opus.
Ackuretta announced a new dental 3D printer they say is capable of chairside use.
A new CE Mark certification backs up new dental-focused Flexcera 3D printing resins.
A search of the USPTO database reveals a new trademark by Desktop Metal: “FLEXCERA”.
Formlabs announced a new scan-to-print feature that demonstrates how 3D printing should really be approached.
Stratasys announced the J5 DentaJet 3D printer, a multi-material device for the dental industry.
Formlabs announced a new resin for their dental 3D printing portfolio, making it an even more powerful option for dentists.
Charles R. Goulding considers the work in and implications of 3D printing in the dental industry.
Ackuretta is about to release a new dental 3D printer, the DENTIQ.
The Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) at Boston University became the first dental school in the U.S.A. to install and implement a Carbon M series 3D printer.
This week’s question is about 3D printed candles.
In the spring several 3D printer manufacturers set up “pop up” factories to rapidly produce PPE for the pandemic. But what happens afterwards?
Formlabs announced some new resins for their dental and other users.
Especially during COVID-19, pearly whites can be especially difficult to achieve, considering that we can’t always visit our dentist regularly.
I spoke with Chengxi Wang of Satori to find out more about their newly launched resin 3D printer.
Formlabs has unexpectedly announced a new 3D printer, the Form 3BL.
3D printing funding is looking down in the mouth today as LightForce Orthodontics announces a $14 million Series B round.
Could Prusa Research be slowly moving into the professional 3D printing market?
The dental industry is a major user of ceramic 3D printing, and a new global partnership is set to see applications move from concept through to production.
Formlabs today announced a series of powerful industrial materials in a new set of product families.
One of Formlabs’ clients has been saved from catastrophe during the COVID-19 crisis in a way that demonstrates the incredible power of 3D printing.
Photopolymer resin and 3D printer manufacturer Photocentric is undergoing a transformation, as many 3D printer manufacturers are doing these days.
A reader asks about the type of resins required for a specific 3D printer, and we uncovered a solution.
Formlabs has struck a deal with a dental resin provider that could stealthily grow their business significantly.
3D printers are increasingly becoming specialized. Are the days of the “general purpose” 3D printer gone?
Dental 3D printing specialist has struck a deal to allow use of advanced resin on their all-in-one dental 3D printer.
Formlabs announced a series of bold moves to secure their place at the top of the dental 3D printing industry, including a new business unit, new dental 3D printing materials and a new dental 3D printer, the Form 3B.
Formlabs just announced they’ve acquired their long-time supplier of photopolymer resins for their Form 2 and Form 3 3D printers. Spectra Polymers is now part of Formlabs.
Dental 3D printing company Structo has closed a funding round that includes government-linked investment.
South Korea-based Ray has developed an amazing 3D printing system for dentists to use directly without need for dental labs.
Carbon is set to expand its Digital Light Synthesis technology with Protolabs and Dentsply Sirona.
Have you heard of Lake3D? They are developing a powerful new dental 3D printer that uses multi-material jetting to produce highly realistic artificial teeth.
Zortrax has introduced dental-specific resins for its Inkspire 3D printer.
Structo and uLab Systems have announced a strategic partnership focused on 3D printing clear dental aligners.
There have been some very intriguing developments from Prodways Group.
I’m reading about a new 3D printing system specifically designed for used in dental operations.
Nexa3D and BEGO have introduced a new dental 3D printer.
It’s not Stratasys’ first dental-targeted 3D printer, but it is its most advanced.
Carbon’s powerful resin 3D printers have been extensively used by manufacturing, but it seems the company is all in for dental usage as well.
Ackuretta has released a new 3D printer for the dental and jewelry markets, the FreeShape 120.
Charles Goulding and Rafaella July discuss 3D printing in the dental industry.
Formlabs is introducing two new resins this week at CES while showcasing end-to-end workflow with 3D printing.
EnvisionTEC is hinting at a new dental 3D printer.
We encountered Harz Labs, a 3D printer resin manufacturer.
Structo focuses on taking the work out of the workflow, company Co-Founder and CEO Huub Van Esbroeck tells us.
This week’s selection is “3D Bioprinting and Nanotechnology in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine” by Lijie Grace Zhang, John P Fisher, and Kam Leong.
Replacement teeth and dental appliances aren’t new technology
At LMT Lab Day Chicago 2018, 3D Systems showcased the first official industry-specific instantiation of its Figure 4 3D-printing technology.
This week there’s an important conference for 3D printing: LMT LAB DAY.
When we wrote on 3D Systems’ strategy a few days ago, we didn’t realize it would unfold this quickly.
I’m fascinated by Formlabs’ venture into the dental industry, which just got a lot deeper.
Taiwan-based Ackuretta announced their new A96 and A135 DLP 3D printers are now available worldwide.
A small company has produced what appears to be a very attractive option for high resolution 3D printing.
Japan-based Roland has introduced a new dental 3D printer – and an entirely new brand.
With all the buzz about new startups featuring fast 3D printing systems, it’s easy to forget that EnvisionTEC has a similar system as well.
An announcement this week from 3D Systems has, for me, settled the debate about 3D Systems’ strategy going forward.
Looking for a small, yet powerful professional high-resolution desktop 3D printer? Look no further than the Nyomo “Minny”.
Spain-based MicroLay has developed a new 3D printer specifically for the dental market.
MakeX successfully launched a high resolution resin-based 3D printer in 2014; now they’re about to launch a new machine focused on the jewelry industry.
France-based Deltaface has produced 3D print preparation software that could save you some money.
Brooklyn-based 3D printer startup Arfona has come up with a unique solution for dental applications: the r.Pod, and it could signal bad news for many dental 3D printer companies.
Taipei-based MiiCraft launched a new 3D printer last week, one that’s quite different from their original model.
Today Formlabs announced new resin that demonstrates a significant product and marketing strategy change.
Amos Dudley has somehow managed to design and 3D print a custom dental appliance for correcting his teeth, but is this really a good idea?
A new 3D printed resin demonstrates the opportunities with that 3D printing process.
Stratasys made a huge move this week, disguised as a 3D printer announcement.
Stratasys has supercharged their Objet 260 platform to provide new functions for dental 3D printing.
Stratasys has introduced a new addition to its line of dental printers, the Objet260 Dental Selection. Leveraging Stratasys’ unique triple-jetting technology, the Objet260 Dental Selection raises the bar in 3D printed dental model realism to improve the accuracy and efficacy of digital dentistry.
Italy-based DWS Labs is developing a desktop 3D printer with a lot of capability: the XFAB.
Solidscape claims they hold some 75% of the 3D printing market for jewelers.
The Blizzident is a revolutionary new approach to brushing your teeth, created by the intersection of 3D scanning and 3D printing – in your mouth. The Blizzident is a mouthpiece you chomp on for (apparently) six seconds, during which each of your teeth are brushed on all surfaces by “a dense field of… Continue reading The 6-Second 3D Printed Toothbrush
We’re always seeking new ways to create or capture 3D models and now we’d like to tell you about an unusual form of 3D scanner: the Intra Oral Scanner. The iOC Scanner, made by Cadent (now part of Align), is a 3D scanner that you place in your mouth to produce highly detailed scans of… Continue reading Don’t Bite the 3D Scanner!
Many of our readers are operate or are keenly interested in personal 3D printers, but they are also aware that 3D printing was originally used for industrial uses. One of those uses is in dentistry, where “personalized fit” is essential. Creating one-time unique dental shapes is the business of dentists and 3D printing technology is… Continue reading An Introduction to Dental 3D Printing
One of the fascinating items we witnessed at 3D Systems HQ was the focus on medical applications. It seemed every few moments someone was running by with a platter of 3D printed teeth or similar. These were eerie to examine, as the detail was sufficiently spectacular to appear highly realistic. What we didn’t know… Continue reading 3D Printing In Your Mouth and Ears
Crain’s New York Business reports on the fate of a New York City jewelery prototyping company, Tech-Designs, who produce one-of-a-kind jewelery models for designers far and wide. Amazingly, Tech-Designs, who have a staff of only three people, also have a fleet of seven 3D printers, which are kept busy printing six days a week.… Continue reading 3D Printing Saves NYC Jeweler