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The Objet30 OrthoDesk dental printer measures 82.5 x 62 x 59 cm (32.28 x 24.4 x 23.22 inch), and fits on a desktop or printer stand.   (Source: Stratasys)
The Objet30 OrthoDesk dental printer measures 82.5 x 62 x 59 cm (32.28 x 24.4 x 23.22 inch), and fits on a desktop or printer stand.
(Source: Stratasys)

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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
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.

Rob Spiegel
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Good application for 3D printing
Rob Spiegel   4/5/2013 3:54:57 PM
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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