3Shape, CAD/CAM, CEREC, Dentsply Sirona, exocad, Medit, Planmeca

The Ultimate Guide to Dental CAD Software in 2024

In this digital age, dental practices are continuously evolving with technological advancements with the introduction of dental Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software to dental practices and laboratories marking a significant step into what we now refer to as 'digital dentistry.' Dental CAD software ...

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3D Printing, CAD/CAM, Dentures, News

The Evolution of Dentures: From Traditional to Digital

Dentures, a longstanding solution for tooth loss or edentulism, have been integral to dental care for generations. Traditionally crafted from acrylic, these dental prostheses have been a mixed blessing. While they restore basic oral functions and aesthetics, traditional dentures have notable challenges. ...

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Implants

CBCT File Formats: Understanding Their Role in Dentistry

In the world of modern dentistry, precision and detailed understanding of a patient's oral and maxillofacial structures are key to delivering effective treatment plans. As technology continues to evolve, the use of sophisticated tools like Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) has become a ...

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3D Printing, Workflows

How to 3D Print Dental Crowns with iDD

The world of dentistry has seen some revolutionary changes in recent years, and one of the most significant advancements has been the rise of 3D printing in dentistry. In particular, the exciting idea of 3D printing restorations. We have previously covered the ...

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3D Printing, Workflows

How to 3D Print Splints and Nightguards using Keysplint Soft

Dental splints and nightguards are dental appliances that serve multiple purposes, from protecting teeth to managing bruxism and temporomandibular joint disorders. The emergence of 3D printing technology and quality resin materials has revolutionized their fabrication, offering significant advantages in terms of accuracy, ...

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3D Printing, Workflows

How to 3D Print Dental Models with iDD

3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, has revolutionized various industries with its ability to create detailed and precise three-dimensional objects. In dentistry, 3D printing is now playing a critical role in many indications such as fabricating accurate dental models. This is ...

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3D Printing, CAD/CAM, News

Understanding STL, PLY, and OBJ Files in Digital Dentistry

As we enter an explosive new era in dentistry, the digital revolution is fundamentally changing the landscape of the profession. No longer is there a need for traditional impressions using alginate or polyvinyl siloxane (PVS) materials to produce plaster casts. Today's dental ...

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3D Printing, CAD/CAM, Expos, Ivoclar, News, TRIOS

Highlights from the New Zealand Dental Expo 2023

With over 60 manufacturing and supply companies and more than 100 exhibition booths, dental professionals from all over New Zealand gathered at the Viaduct Events Centre in Auckland this past weekend.Not only was our very own director of iDD, Dr. Ahmad Al-Hassiny, ...

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