Category Archives: DENTCA

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 […]

Materialise first company granted FDA approval for software intended for 3D printing anatomical models

Materialise is the first company to receive FDA clearance for software intended for 3D printing anatomical models for diagnostic use, including its Materialise Mimics Innovation Suite. The news follows an August 2017 announcement by the FDA stating that software for use in creating 3D printed patient-specific anatomical models would be regulated as class II medical […]

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 […]