Innovative applications with dental additive manufacturing


a presentation by Les Kalman, Assistant Professor, Restorative Dentistry,; Academic Lead, CDE.

Additive manufacturing has experienced a surge in popularity in dentistry, but has been mainly limited to plastics for guides, aligners and dentures. AM with metal and ceramic is still in its infancy, but the workflow has significant advantages over conventional approaches.

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Accuracy of cone beam computed tomography-derived casts

Sohaib Shujaat

presentation by Sohaib Shujaat, OMFS-IMPATH research group, Department of Imaging & Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, KU Leuven & Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, at the Online 3D Dental Printing Conference, 28 january 2021, 14:00 – 18:00 CET. REGISTER HERE to attend

Three-dimensional printed casts play a significant role in preoperative treatment planning by providing a replica of the actual craniofacial skeletal tissue and the shaping of medical devices such as fixation plates before surgery. Thus, enabling surgeons to familiarize themselves with patient-specific anatomy, especially in patients with atypical anatomy.

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