3D printing in digital prosthetic dentistry: an overview of recent developments in additive manufacturing

  • Popular media now often present 3D printing as a widely employed technology for the production of dental prostheses. This article aims to show, based on factual information, to what extent 3D printing can be used in dental laboratories and dental practices at present. It attempts to present a rational evaluation of todays´ applications of 3D printing technology in the context of dental restorations. In addition, the article discusses future perspectives and examines the ongoing viability of traditional dental laboratory services and manufacturing processes. It also shows which expertise is needed for the digital additive manufacturing of dental restorations.

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Author:Josef SchweigerGND, Daniel EdelhoffORCiDGND, Jan-Frederik GüthORCiDGND
Parent Title (English):Journal of Clinical Medicine
Place of publication:Basel
Document Type:Article
Date of Publication (online):2021/05/07
Date of first Publication:2021/05/07
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2021/08/18
Tag:3D printing; 3D printing using composite resin; 3D printing using zirconia; digital one-piece casting; digital pressing technology; graphic 3D models; hybrid production; multi-material 3D printing
Issue:9, art. 2010
Page Number:24
First Page:1
Last Page:24
Dewey Decimal Classification:6 Technik, Medizin, angewandte Wissenschaften / 61 Medizin und Gesundheit / 610 Medizin und Gesundheit
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung 4.0