Dental 3D printer
A 3D printer is used for the process of creating three-dimensional products from a digital file using a material printer, in a manner used to print pictures on paper in a two-dimensional view. 3D printer in dentistry is used to make the study models, surgical guides, removable dental prostheses, temporaries, implant guides, night guards, and much more.
3D printers in dentistry use dental 3D printing resins made by various manufacturers so that these 3D printers can be used as – 3D dental Crown Printer, a 3D printer for Dental Implants, and much more. These printing machines work on different additive processes for printing the 3D objects, and are classified as:
- SLA 3D printer (Stereo Lithography Apparatus)
- Photojet 3D printer
- DLP 3D printer (Digital Light Processing)
- SLS 3D printer (Selective Laser Sintering)
- DMLS 3D printer (Direct Metal Laser Sintering)
- EBM 3D printer (Electron Beam Melting)
- FDM 3D printer (Fused Deposition Modelling)
- LCD 3D printer (Liquid Crystal Display)
The most common 3D printers that are used in dentistry are DLP, FDM, and LCD 3D printers. DLP 3D printers are more efficient and widely used 3D printers in dentistry and their prices in India start from 3.5 lacs and so on.
For best results of the printing quality, one must always go with the dental 3D printing materials from the manufacturer’s selves only, because the quality and quantity of those particular dental 3D printing resin are manufactured accordingly to provide the best result with their dental 3D printers.