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Inside Dentistry
July 2018
Volume 14, Issue 7

3D PRINTING/MILLING

Value of the global dental practice management software market in 2016

In-Office Innovations

Once the exclusive domain of early adopters, in-office fabrication of indirect restorations and supplementary appliances has become increasingly common in recent years as milling and 3D printing technology have become more robust, easier to use, and more affordable. Permanent restorations ranging from single copings to implant abutments and bars can be milled in the office, and 3D printers can be used for models, temporaries, surgical guides, night guards, and more. The technology is evolving rapidly, and the possibility of 3D printed permanent restorations may not be a matter of "if" but rather "when."

$3.2B: Estimated value of the global dental CAD/CAM materials and systems market by 2023

$9.5B Estimated value of the global dental 3D printing market by 2027, compared with $903 million in 2016

Fabrication

1. Form 2

The Formlabs Form 2 3D printer brings the power of 3D printing to dental professionals, producing cost-efficient, high-quality biocompatible dental appliances.
It was developed alongside partner clinicians to exceed industry standards and print with fine-feature accuracy.

formlabs.com

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2. Cara Print 4.0

Cara Print 4.0 is a 3D DLP printer that produces monochrome dental appliances, layer by layer, using a high-quality photopolymer. The printer delivers precise restorations both faster and more economically than others on the market.

kulzerus.com

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3. VERSUS

Microlay Versus: the next step in digital dentistry. It is designed to optimize repeatability.

microlay.com

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4. JUELL 3D-2

JUELL 3D-2 is known for its ability to rapidly produce a high volume of surgical guides and dental models for aligners without compromising accuracy for just a few dollars per object.

parkdentalresearch.com

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5. SolFlex 170

VOCO's SolFlex 170 is a desktop DLP industrial-grade 3D printer. The innovative open source 170 offers proprietary features that help make 3D printing easier and more efficient, all while ensuring higher process reliability for the dental practice.

vocoamerica.com

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6. SolFlex 350

VOCO's SolFlex 350 is a desktop DLP industrial-grade 3D printer. The innovative open source 350 offers proprietary features that help make 3D printing easier and more efficient, all while ensuring higher process reliability and 24/7 production within the dental lab.

vocoamerica.com

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Milling

1. PrograMill ONE

The PrograMill One is a compact, 5-axis milling machine designed to mill esthetic IPS e.max® restorations. The self-contained, wireless design allows for placement anywhere within the practice and offers seamless integration with 3Shape Trios and other intraoral scanners.

ivoclardigital.com

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2. Planmeca PlanMill® 40 S

From high volume dental clinics with multiple locations to solo practitioner offices, the Planmeca PlanMill 40 S is the workhorse milling unit to efficiently mill accurate restorations with superior integrity.

planmeca.com

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3. DGSHAPE DWX-4W

Roland's 4-axis DGSHAPE DWX-4W wet dental mill is designed for same-day restorations of glass ceramics and composite resins.  It gives users the option of loading up to three standard pin-type blocks at a time for unsurpassed efficiency and convenience.

rolanddga.com/dwx4w
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4. Z4

The Z4 by vhf, a high-precision milling machine, is now being delivered to US customers. The extremely fast same-day-dentistry machine creates beautiful restorations from any dental material, even titanium prefabricated abutments.

vhf.com

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5. Versamill 5X200

An industrial-quality, complete solution for the wet-machining of ALL dental materials. It's open source with a cast aluminum-alloy frame, 3.0kW spindle, closed-loop servo drives, ballscrews, and linear guides. Produce highly-detailed restorations with outstanding margins and perfect fits in half the time versus popular chairside solutions.

axsysdental.com

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6. Versamill 5X400

The most capable mill in its class for the wet-machining of soft dental materials and titanium abutments. Produces restorations with outstanding restorative margins, perfect fits and fine, highly-detailed finishes.

axsysdental.com

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