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An update on applications of 3D printing technologies used for processing polymers used in implant dentistry.

Authors
  • Revilla-León, Marta1, 2, 3
  • Sadeghpour, Mehrad4
  • Özcan, Mutlu5
  • 1 College of Dentistry, Texas A&M University, 3302 Gaston Avenue, Room 713, Dallas, TX, 75246, USA. [email protected]
  • 2 University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA. [email protected]
  • 3 Revilla Research Center, Madrid, Spain. [email protected] , (Spain)
  • 4 , Dallas, TX, USA.
  • 5 Dental Materials Unit, Center for Dental and Oral Medicine Clinic for Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics and Dental Materials Science, University of Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland. , (Switzerland)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Odontology
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2019
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s10266-019-00441-7
PMID: 31264008
Source
Medline
Keywords
Language
English
License
Unknown

Abstract

Polymer additive manufacturing (AM) technologies have been incorporated in digital workflows within implant dentistry. This article reviews the main polymer AM technologies in implant dentistry, as well as their applications in the field such as manufacturing surgical guides, custom trays, working implant casts, and provisional restorations.

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