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Nexa3D, Keystone join forces for 3D printing
January 19, 2021 -- Nexa3D and Keystone Industries are teaming up to provide 3D-printing technology for the dental market.
Formlabs offers new materials for 3D-printed long-term restorations
December 8, 2020 -- 3D printing company Formlabs has added Permanent Crown resin and the Soft Tissue Starter Pack to its dental material portfolio.
Carestream Dental validates Formlabs printer
December 4, 2020 -- Carestream Dental has validated Formlabs' Form 3B printer for use with its CS Model+ v5 modeling software, giving practices the ability to design and print clear aligners in-house.
Carestream Dental, SprintRay offer integration for aligners
December 3, 2020 -- The SprintRay Pro printer is now available for use with Carestream Dental's CS Model+ v5 modeling software, so dentists can add in-house clear aligners as a treatment option for their patients.
Why you should seriously consider 3D printing for your practice
November 23, 2020 -- There is no denying that 3D printing is changing dental care and making treatments more accessible overall, writes Jake Hilburn. From lowering costs to greater accuracy, there are many benefits to incorporating this technology into your practice. Hilburn details the technology basics and benefits.  Discuss
3D printing, imaging reveal prehistoric shark's peculiar jaw
November 20, 2020 -- Researchers used 3D printing and computed tomography imaging to get a better understanding of a prehistoric shark and its unusual jaw, in a study published on November 17 in Communications Biology.  Discuss
Bellus3D gets patent for 3D dental aligning process
November 20, 2020 -- Bellus3D has received a patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for an automatic process that aligns multiple 3D face models of a patient with his or her intraoral scans.
Dentsply Sirona, Panthera Dental announce collaboration
November 13, 2020 -- Dentsply Sirona has signed an agreement to collaborate with Panthera Dental to offer a digital workflow for custom-made sleep devices for those with obstructive sleep apnea.
Glidewell introduces Comfort3D bite splint
October 28, 2020 -- Glidewell has introduced the Comfort3D bite splint, a custom occlusal guard made with digital design and 3D-printing technology.
Formlabs unveils new resins for 3D printing
October 27, 2020 -- Formlabs has debuted a reformulation of its Draft resin aimed at improving 3D printing throughput and efficiency for dentists and orthodontic practices. It has also unveiled Rigid 10K resin, which the company said is the stiffest material in its portfolio.
Special Feature
The new decade's dental practice could look like this

Dentists one day may become vertically integrated to service the mouth and also design and manufacture the hardware needed in their own dental practices, writes information systems consultant Alon Ganon. He shares a vision of how dental practices could operate with advanced technology in this new decade. Read more.

Conferences
Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) 2021
June 9-12
Austin, Texas United States
IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition
July 21-24
Boston, Massachusetts United States
International Dental Show (IDS) 2021
September 22-25
Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany