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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.
Patterson to distribute SprintRay 3D printing products
December 4, 2017 -- Patterson Dental has signed an agreement to distribute 3D printers, resins, and other products from SprintRay.  Discuss
Case report: 2-visit implant placement and final restoration
November 30, 2017 -- Digital technology has drastically changed the world around us, and implant dentistry is no exception, writes Ross Enfinger, DMD. Gone are the days of freehand implant placement and compromised soft-tissue outcomes with less than ideal restorative results. Dr. Enfinger presents a case report of an implant placement performed in two visits using CAD/CAM and other technologies.  Discuss
Can 3D-printed materials compete with provisionals?
November 24, 2017 -- Do provisional restorations designed with CAD/CAM software and created using 3D printing hold up in a patient's mouth, or should you stick with conventionally cured provisional materials? A new study tested 3D-printed materials against two provisional materials and reported positive results for 3D printing.  Discuss
Distributor deal to bring Structo 3D printers to U.S. market
July 20, 2017 -- Distributor Dental Axess has signed an agreement to bring Structo's dental 3D printers to the U.S. and other regions.
New product: Kulzer launches 3D printer
July 10, 2017 -- Kulzer has launched a 3D printer for dental laboratories.  Discuss
What you need to know about 3D printing in dentistry
April 25, 2017 -- Want to print teeth for your patients? Dentists discussed how 3D printing is changing dentistry at the recent 3DHeals 2017 conference in San Francisco. Printing teeth and dentures may be just beyond our capabilities at present, but as costs come down it will become a reality in the near future.  Discuss
Product highlights from IDS 2017: Part 2
March 28, 2017 -- COLOGNE, GERMANY - Dental journalist Kevin Henry attended the 2017 International Dental Show (IDS) and saw a number of new technologies at the meeting. The second part of his exclusive roundup of new products on display features cosmetic, endodontic, imaging, and restorative products.  Discuss
New products: Formlabs unveils new dental materials at IDS
March 22, 2017 -- 3D printing systems company Formlabs is unveling two new 3D printing dental materials at this week's International Dental Show (IDS) in Cologne, Germany.  Discuss
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.