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3D Printing in Dentistry

Three-dimensional printing was once an extremely expensive and complex undertaking. Now, 3D printers are available for home and office use and dentists around the world are finding new and exciting ways to use this technology to improve patient outcomes.

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Bartkowiak, T., and Walkowiak-Sliziuk, A. 2018.  3D printing technology in orthodontics- reivew of current applications.  Journal of Stomatology 71 (4): 356-364. DOI: 10.5114/jos.2018.83410

Dawood A, Marti Marti B, Sauret-Jackson V, Darwood A. 2015. 3D Printing in Dentistry. British Dental Journal 219(11): 521-529. DOI:10.1038/sj.bdj.2015.914 (Full Text)

Feuerstein P, Adams D. 2015. New Technologies Shape the Future of Dentistry. Dentistry Today 34(2):88, 90, 92 passim. PMID: 26349254 (Full Text)

Oberoi G, Nitsch S, Edelmayer M, Janjić K, Müller AS, Agis H. 2018. 3D Printing-Encompassing the Facets of Dentistry. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology 22 (6):172.DOI: 10.3389/fbioe.2018.00172 (Full Text) .

Revilla-Leon, M., Sadeghpour, M., and Ozcan, M. 2019.  An update on applications of 3D printing technologies used for processing polymers used in implant dentistry.  Odontology. https://doi-org.myaccess.library.utoronto.ca/10.1007/s10266-019-00441-7

Saratti, C. M., Rocca, G. T., and Krejci, I. 2018.  The potential of three-dimensional printing technologies to unlock the development of new 'bio-inspired' dental materials: an overview and research roadmap.  Journal of Prosthodontic Research 63 (2).  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpor.2018.10.005