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Slideshow: Smallest Dental Labs Get 3D-Printed Models
4/5/2013

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Stratasys' MED610 clear bio-compatible dental material is rated for up to 24 hours of contact with mucous membranes, and can be used with the Objet30 OrthoDesk printer to make devices such as customized surgical guides for dental surgery.   (Source: Stratasys)
Stratasys' MED610 clear bio-compatible dental material is rated for up to 24 hours of contact with mucous membranes, and can be used with the Objet30 OrthoDesk printer to make devices such as customized surgical guides for dental surgery.
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Greg M. Jung
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Next Generation Dental Equipment
Greg M. Jung   4/5/2013 7:16:05 PM
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This is a good example of how technology is really improving dental equipment so that it can be more affordable and have a smaller footprint with minimal technical training needed.  This will allow more dentists to offer a wider range of services within their existing practices and business models, which ultimately benefits the patient also.

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Good application for 3D printing
Rob Spiegel   4/5/2013 3:54:57 PM
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Dental work seems the perfect application for 3D printing. For one thing, The 3D product replaces an expensive process. Also, 3D printing is well suited to one-of-a-kind items.

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