Category Archives: NextDent 5100

Renishaw and Cardiff University corner niche in 3D dental market

Renishaw is working with the Cardiff University Dental Hospital (CUDH) to develop 3D printed Cobalt Chrome (CoCr) removable partial dentures. Though 3D printed dental and medical implants have been in the news lately, more affordable removable partial dentures, which do not require invasive surgery, have seen consistent year-on-year growth. Streamlining workflows Currently, removable partial dentures are […]

Stratasys unveils Objet260 Dental 3D Printer to advance adoption of digital dentistry

Market-leading 3D printer manufacturer Stratasys has announced its new Stratasys Objet260 Dental 3D printer. Equipped with Polyjet Triple Jetting technology, the Stratasys Objet260 Dental can 3D print three different materials on a single tray, allowing the production of several applications under a single 3D print job. The machine is to be formally unveiled at the […]

Interview: Carbon cuts through the hype with new FDA approved dental materials

Carbon’s new 3D printable DENTCA resins have been released with approval from the FDA. As materials for dentistry, DENTCA Denture Base II and DENTCA Denture Teeth resins, are subject to an exception in FDA certification that typically would not pass certification on 3D printer materials. In this interview with Steven Pollack, Senior Staff Research Scientist at Carbon, 3D […]

CEO Interview: 3D Systems on billion dollar dental market, launches Figure 4 powered NextDent 5100 3D printer

3D Systems has launched the NextDent 5100 3D printer, a Figure 4 powered additive manufacturing system for the dental market. Just over a year has passed since 3D Systems acquired NextDent. Speaking at the time, the combination of NextDent’s specialist dental materials, and 3D Systems recently announced Figure 4 3D printing platform was described as, […]