Dental Case Studies

3D printing builds more smiles

For happier clients, less waiting and more effective treatments, dentists and dental labs are embracing digital dentistry with 3D printing.

Learn about precise surgical guides, a lab that eliminated outsourcing with the help of an Objet 3D Printer and more in the case studies below.

Customer

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Industry

Technology

Albensi Laboratories

By adopting the Objet 3D Printing solution, Albensi Laboratories was able to realize a complete digital workflow for in-house fabrication of models, abutments, coping/crowns and bridges of any size or combination. 

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Allure

By teaming up 3Shape’s Dental System and Objet’s Eden 260V 3D Printing System, Allure Dental Studio was able to realize a complete digital workflow for in-house fabrication of models, abutments, coping/crowns and bridges of any size or combination.  

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APEX Dental Milling Center

APEX Dental Milling Center was impressed with the ease and speed of the Objet Eden260V 3D Printing System. Staff quickly learned how to use the system and initiate efficient production and the company soon discovered that the Objet 3D Printer radically speeded up its normal manufacturing workflows. 

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ASO International, Inc.

ASO International, a leading Japanese orthodontic laboratory, used digital dentistry to greatly expand its business reach, even to international destinations. Its Objet Eden260V allowed it to streamline production and increase its orthodontic solutions offered to customers.

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DCD Dental

DCD Dental Consulting Laboratories, a full-service dental laboratory and consulting company, established its own digital workflow based on Objet 3D printing. In only a few months, DCD Dental Consulting has expanded its business offering, increased its capacity and built a solid reputation for digital dentistry knowledge and services.

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Dental Care

With variety of in-house CT scanning and user-friendly conversion tools, DentalCare technicians could turn a traditional CT images into a digital manufacture-ready dental model in very short time. 

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Diversified Plastics

Diversified Plastics created a 3D printed mold that was used toinjection mold a new product prototype from final production material for theircustomer, Coloplast. As a result, they were able to save 4 weeks of production lead time and $11,500 in cost as compared to their previous use of metal molds— a savings of 80% and 88% respectively.

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PolyJet

Guide3D

Guide3D now has the freedom and capacity to continuously add new customers while maintaining tight control over their overheads, and in this way expand their business and stay ahead one step ahead of their competitors. 

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Leone

Leone helped dental labs improve the precision of its surgical guides while leveraging the knowledge and experience of its skilled dental technicians. Having invested in two Objet 3D Printers in 2011, the company saw an opportunity to combine the benefits of manual surgical guide construction with the advantages of digital technology.

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Oratio BV

With its new Objet 3D Printer, Oratio is now able to bypass the slow and expensive CNC milling technology to deliver models faster, at lower costs, and maintain its competitive position even as the market gets tougher. 

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Ortholine

The daily production yield per technician leapfrogged dramatically in a very short time, and Ortholine could offer its customers appliances and models within short delivery times and at competitive prices. 

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PolyJet

Pacor Dental Ceramics

Now, instead of hand-waxing, Pacor Dental Ceramics can design and produce dental wax-ups with superior margin lines and smooth surface finish thanks to the extremely high resolution finish (5,000 x 5,000 x 8,000 dpi) provided by the 3D printer. This benefit reduces the time needed to seat castings and perform post-processing.

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WDM

Protaico

With efficient in-house manufacturing and the many new indication possibilities, Protaico was able to present a greater variety of dental solutions to their dentist clients. 

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Dental

PolyJet

Protec Dental Laboratories

Protec Selects Objet’s 3D Printer to Complete Full Integration of Digital Workflow.

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Remedent

The printed models produced on the Objet Eden500V are bio-compatible and can be coldsterilized, with exceptionally fine details and an outstanding surface finish – all necessary forensuring the high degree of accuracy required by the high standards of Remedent team anddentists. 

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ScanSystems

Digital dentistry is being rapidly adopted, propelled by a combination of continuously increased CAD/CAM productivity and advanced 3D printing capabilities. 

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T32 Dental Centre

T32 Dental Centre added an Objet Eden260V 3D Printer to its technology mix. Now T32’s dental surgeons can create customized surgical guides in the office in just a few hours, which increases pre-surgery planning, shortens surgery time and reduces post-surgery complications.

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