Thomas Thiel, MDT, explains how direct metal laser sintering (DMLS™), a 3D additive printing process using CAD data, can produce about 450 units...See more for crowns and bridges in 24 hours unattended, and how to produce plastic models with laser sintering.
Laboratories are ready for digital impressions—41% are equipped to accept them—but many dentist-clients are not; State of the Industry 2015 respondents receive an average of 8% of their impressions digitally and from only about 6% of their clients.
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