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New product: 3D Systems launches on-demand service
June 18, 2018 -- 3D printing company 3D Systems has launched an on-demand anatomical modeling service.  Discuss
New product: 3D Systems adds dental printer
June 6, 2018 -- 3D Systems has launched a new 3D printer for dental applications.  Discuss
Study: 3D-printed mandibles may reduce OR time
May 2, 2018 -- Creating 3D-printed models of fractured mandibles may reduce time spent in the operating room (OR), according to a new study in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. The findings suggest that inexpensive 3D printing technologies could save hospitals hundreds of dollars per operation.  Discuss
The future looks bright for 3D-printed dentures
April 24, 2018 -- Less expensive but good-enough 3D-printed dentures will be a reality in the near future, according to a presentation at the 3DHeals 3D printing conference in San Francisco. Improving technologies are making denture production quicker and simpler.  Discuss
Barriers to 3D printing falling
April 23, 2018 -- With the advent of 3D printers that cost less than $5,000, one of the biggest barriers for general dental practices to use this technology has fallen, according to a presentation at the 3DHeals 3D printing conference in San Francisco on April 20.  Discuss
New products: Stratasys adds 3D printer, biocompatible material
February 26, 2018 -- Stratasys has launched its new Objet260 dental 3D printer for laboratories and a new biocompatible material at the LMT Lab Day in Chicago.  Discuss
New product: 3D Systems launches new 3D printer
February 22, 2018 -- 3D Systems has launched its new dental 3D printer, NextDent 5100.  Discuss
DWS Systems forms new dental unit, debuts 3D printers
February 22, 2018 -- Stereolithography company DWS Systems announced it has formed a dedicated dental business unit to focus on 3D printing technology, and it is also featuring its 3D printers at this week's 2018 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting.
3D Systems, Stryker partner for personalized surgery
January 18, 2018 -- Orthopedic device firm Stryker and 3D printing company 3D Systems have inked an exclusive distribution agreement for virtual surgical planning and anatomical models for craniomaxillofacial applications.  Discuss
Planmeca integrates software with intraoral scanners
January 12, 2018 -- Dental equipment manufacturer Planmeca has announced its intraoral scanners now function alongside postscanning processing software from Orchestrate Orthodontic Technologies.
Special Feature
Study tests particle-filled resins for partial crowns

What materials do you use for single-tooth, partial-crown restorations? Particle-filled composite resin CAD/CAM materials are a promising addition to practitioner's toolbox, but do they hold up over time? Researchers tested 42 partial-crown restorations over two years to see how well these restorations performed. Read more.