Formlabs introduced a bevy of new products for their dental business unit today.
Carbon Expands Dental Labs Offering
Carbon introduced automated print preparation for dental models and new validated post-processing options with Form Wash.
Why Aerospace and Dental Have So Deeply Embraced 3D Printing
Two industries have developed extremely deep usage of 3D printing, but for entirely different reasons.
Stratasys Launches New J3 Dentajet Multi-Material 3D Printer
The smaller, entry-level system enables dental labs to produce extremely accurate mixed applications, in a single tray, simultaneously.
Stratasys Enters the Multi-Billion Dollar Denture Printing Market with “TrueDent”
Stratasys has made a very unusual and strategic move into a new application area.
Tethon Leverages Ceramic Resins In New Ways
Tethon 3D is getting into the dental business.
Formlabs Launches Dental Academy
Formlabs announced a new service that could dramatically expand their dental business.
New AM Materials Round Up, March 25, 2022
Several new AM materials were announced in the past week.
Xact Metal Adds Dental 3D Printing Solution
This is a bit of a surprise to me: Xact Metal has developed a dental solution for metal applications.
Desktop Health’s Einstein 3D Printers
Desktop Health, a line of business within Desktop Metal, announced a new series of dental 3D printers.
Stratasys Introduces New Origin One Dental 3D Printer
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 Partners With Greenlight Guru For High Quality Product Development
Formlabs announced a very unusual partnership that could lead to dramatically increased quality on all of their equipment.
Tupel 3D Adds Powerful, Low Cost Dental 3D Scanner
Tupel 3D added a dental 3D scanner to their Kickstarter offering.
Formlabs Expands Dental Offerings To SLS
Formlabs announced a series of dental 3D printing products, including one involving SLS.
Advancements of 3D Printing in the Dental Industry
Charles R. Goulding and Ryan Donley discuss recent 3D printing advancements in the dental industry.
Photocentric Launches New Desktop 3D Printer, the LC Opus
Photocentric has launched a new desktop resin 3D printer, the LC Opus.
Ackuretta’s New Chairside Dental 3D Printer
Ackuretta announced a new dental 3D printer they say is capable of chairside use.
Desktop Health Introduces Same-Day Digital Denture Capabilities
A new CE Mark certification backs up new dental-focused Flexcera 3D printing resins.
Desktop Metal Trademarks “FLEXCERA” And More
A search of the USPTO database reveals a new trademark by Desktop Metal: “FLEXCERA”.
Formlabs Shows Everyone How To Do It
Formlabs announced a new scan-to-print feature that demonstrates how 3D printing should really be approached.
Stratasys Introduces Multi-Material Dental 3D Printer
Stratasys announced the J5 DentaJet 3D printer, a multi-material device for the dental industry.
Formlabs Rounds Out Their Dental 3D Printing Portfolio
Formlabs announced a new resin for their dental 3D printing portfolio, making it an even more powerful option for dentists.
New Developments In 3D Printing For Digital Orthodontics And Dentistry
Charles R. Goulding considers the work in and implications of 3D printing in the dental industry.
A Chairside Dental 3D Printer: DENTIQ
Ackuretta is about to release a new dental 3D printer, the DENTIQ.
Carbon 3D Printing Goes To Dental School
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.
Question of the Week: 3D Printed Candles
This week’s question is about 3D printed candles.
What Happens To Those 3D Printing PPE Factories?
In the spring several 3D printer manufacturers set up “pop up” factories to rapidly produce PPE for the pandemic. But what happens afterwards?
Formlabs Tweaks Their Resins
Formlabs announced some new resins for their dental and other users.
3D Printing To Battle Gum Disease
Especially during COVID-19, pearly whites can be especially difficult to achieve, considering that we can’t always visit our dentist regularly.
Satori 3D Printer Launches With A Powerful Strategy
I spoke with Chengxi Wang of Satori to find out more about their newly launched resin 3D printer.
Formlabs Announces Form 3BL Biocompatible 3D Printer
Formlabs has unexpectedly announced a new 3D printer, the Form 3BL.
LightForce Closes $14M Funding For 3D Printed Braces Brackets
3D printing funding is looking down in the mouth today as LightForce Orthodontics announces a $14 million Series B round.
Prusa Moving Towards Professional Market?
Could Prusa Research be slowly moving into the professional 3D printing market?
Scaling Up Ceramic 3D Printing For Dentistry
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 Announces Sweeping Set Of 3D Printing Resin Families
Formlabs today announced a series of powerful industrial materials in a new set of product families.
Formlabs Client Demonstrates Immense Production Flexibility Using 3D Printing
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.
The Unexpected Transformation of Photocentric
Photopolymer resin and 3D printer manufacturer Photocentric is undergoing a transformation, as many 3D printer manufacturers are doing these days.
Question of the Week: Matching Materials To 3D Printer
A reader asks about the type of resins required for a specific 3D printer, and we uncovered a solution.
Subtle Move By Formlabs Could Yield Big Results
Formlabs has struck a deal with a dental resin provider that could stealthily grow their business significantly.
There Will Be No General Purpose 3D Printer In The Future
3D printers are increasingly becoming specialized. Are the days of the “general purpose” 3D printer gone?
Structo’s Deal For Advanced Materials
Dental 3D printing specialist has struck a deal to allow use of advanced resin on their all-in-one dental 3D printer.
Formlabs Expands Dental Program In A Big Way
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 Acquires Long Time Photopolymer Resin Supplier
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 Gets A Boost: Structo Closes Investment
Dental 3D printing company Structo has closed a funding round that includes government-linked investment.
A Sophisticated Dental 3D Printing Strategy From Ray
South Korea-based Ray has developed an amazing 3D printing system for dentists to use directly without need for dental labs.
Carbon Comes To Protolabs; Launches Digital Print Denture Workflow
Carbon is set to expand its Digital Light Synthesis technology with Protolabs and Dentsply Sirona.
Mysterious Multi-Material 3D Printing Coming From Lake3D
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 Leans Dental With Biocompatible Resins
Zortrax has introduced dental-specific resins for its Inkspire 3D printer.
Structo’s Aligner Partnership Aligns Orthodontic 3D Printing and Software
Structo and uLab Systems have announced a strategic partnership focused on 3D printing clear dental aligners.
Prodways Group Automates Dental 3D Printing
There have been some very intriguing developments from Prodways Group.
3D Printers To Disappear Into Vertical Systems?
I’m reading about a new 3D printing system specifically designed for used in dental operations.
Nexa3D and BEGO Go Big with Varseo XL Dental 3D Printer
Nexa3D and BEGO have introduced a new dental 3D printer.
Stratasys’ J720 Speeds Full-Color 3D Prints for the Dental Lab
It’s not Stratasys’ first dental-targeted 3D printer, but it is its most advanced.
Carbon’s Significant News For Dental 3D Printing
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’s New FreeShape 120 3D Printer
Ackuretta has released a new 3D printer for the dental and jewelry markets, the FreeShape 120.
Developments in Dental 3D Printing
Charles Goulding and Rafaella July discuss 3D printing in the dental industry.
Formlabs Focuses on Workflow at CES 2019
Formlabs is introducing two new resins this week at CES while showcasing end-to-end workflow with 3D printing.
EnvisionTEC’s Mystery 3D Printer
EnvisionTEC is hinting at a new dental 3D printer.
Harz Labs Hopes to Beat the Resin Market
We encountered Harz Labs, a 3D printer resin manufacturer.
Application-Specific 3D Printing ‘Takes the Work Out of Workflow’: Interview with Structo
Structo focuses on taking the work out of the workflow, company Co-Founder and CEO Huub Van Esbroeck tells us.
Book of the Week: 3D Bioprinting and Nanotechnology in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
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.
3D Printing Is a Game Changer for Dentistry
Replacement teeth and dental appliances aren’t new technology
3D Systems to Conquer Dental and Move onto Every Other Vertical
At LMT Lab Day Chicago 2018, 3D Systems showcased the first official industry-specific instantiation of its Figure 4 3D-printing technology.
That 3D Dental Attraction
This week there’s an important conference for 3D printing: LMT LAB DAY.
3D System’s Strategy Continues to Unfold
When we wrote on 3D Systems’ strategy a few days ago, we didn’t realize it would unfold this quickly.
Formlabs Deepens Dental Capabilities
I’m fascinated by Formlabs’ venture into the dental industry, which just got a lot deeper.
More Options for DLP 3D Printing from Ackuretta
Taiwan-based Ackuretta announced their new A96 and A135 DLP 3D printers are now available worldwide.
Coobx’s Exigo 3D Printer LIFTs in High Resolution
A small company has produced what appears to be a very attractive option for high resolution 3D printing.
Roland DGA’s New Dental Brand: DGSHAPE
Japan-based Roland has introduced a new dental 3D printer – and an entirely new brand.
EnvisionTEC is in the Fast Resin 3D Printer Club, Too
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.
Do Ya Think 3D Systems is Pursuing the Medical Market?
An announcement this week from 3D Systems has, for me, settled the debate about 3D Systems’ strategy going forward.
Nyomo’s “Minny” 3D Printer
Looking for a small, yet powerful professional high-resolution desktop 3D printer? Look no further than the Nyomo “Minny”.
The DentalFab 3D Printer From MicroLay
Spain-based MicroLay has developed a new 3D printer specifically for the dental market.
MakeX’s New M-Jewelry 3D Printer
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.
3D Printing Software That Might Pay For Itself
France-based Deltaface has produced 3D print preparation software that could save you some money.
Arfona’s r.Pod Could Put a Dent Into Dental 3D Printer Companies
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.
The Transformation Continues: MiiCraft Introduces Professional SLA 3D Printer
Taipei-based MiiCraft launched a new 3D printer last week, one that’s quite different from their original model.
Today, Formlabs Begins A Profound Transformation
Today Formlabs announced new resin that demonstrates a significant product and marketing strategy change.
Student 3D Prints His Own Dental Appliance: Good Or Bad Idea?
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?
The Great Promise of 3D Printer Resin
A new 3D printed resin demonstrates the opportunities with that 3D printing process.
Stratasys’ Huge Step Into Digital Orthodontics
Stratasys made a huge move this week, disguised as a 3D printer announcement.
Stratasys Brings Connex3 To The Dental Industry
Stratasys has supercharged their Objet 260 platform to provide new functions for dental 3D printing.
Stratasys Introduces a New 3D Printer to its Dental Line
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.
The DWS XFAB Dental 3D Printer
Italy-based DWS Labs is developing a desktop 3D printer with a lot of capability: the XFAB.
Solidscape’s Hold on the 3D Printed Jewelry Market
Solidscape claims they hold some 75% of the 3D printing market for jewelers.
The 6-Second 3D Printed Toothbrush
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
Don’t Bite the 3D Scanner!
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!
An Introduction to Dental 3D Printing
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
3D Printing In Your Mouth and Ears
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
3D Printing Saves NYC Jeweler
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