May 10, 2022
The May 10, 2022 online issue of Medical Product Outsourcing (MPO) features online exclusive, 3D Printing in Dental Prosthodontics, Orthodontics, and Surgery, written by Nathan Muller, StarFish Medical Mechanical Engineer. Sub-headed 3D printing is making inroads in dentistry and disrupting traditional approaches, this second blog of a series showcases 3D printed medical devices for prosthodontics, orthodontics, and surgery.
Muller notes,”3D printing covers many requirements used in more traditional planning methods and medical devices. Scanning the patient is becoming part of all treatment workflows that incorporate 3D printing. After the patient scan, however, workflows differ greatly based on the treatment.”
The article discusses opportunities and challenges for 3D Printing in Dental Prosthodontics, Planning for Dental Surgery, and Orthodontics. Muller concludes by noting “3D printing is making inroads in dentistry and disrupting traditional approaches through several novel methods and medical devices. It offers the industry more choices for both patients and clinicians for treatment options, which reduce costs while increasing the quality of care provided to patients.”
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