0      0

2018 Annual Session Conference


Going ‘Plasterless’: 3D Printing for the Orthodontic Office


May 7, 2018 8:00am ‐ May 7, 2018 10:00am

Description

Orthodontics is rapidly becoming completely digital, that means our offices are transitioning away from paper charts, physical radiographic film as well as the use of alginate and plaster. This lecture will describe the workflow required to eliminate the everyday use of alginate and plaster through intraoral scanning and 3D printing. We will describe the how to use 3D printing to create same day retainers, study models, in office clear aligners and transfer trays for indirect bracket delivery.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the workflow associated with 3D printing in the orthodontic office.
  • Explain the workflow associated with using 3D printing to create study models, Essix type retainers, in office clear aligners, indirect delivery trays and custom pontics.
  • Recognize to differences between 3D printers and technology employ.

Speaker(s):

You must be logged in and own this session in order to post comments.

Print Certificate
Completed on: token-completed_on
Print Transcript
Please select the appropriate credit type:
/
test_id: 
credits: 
completed on: 
rendered in: 
* - Indicates answer is required.
token-content

token-speaker-name
token-index
token-content
token-index
token-content
token-index
token-content
token-index
token-content
token-index
token-content
token-index
token-content
/
/
token-index
token-content
token-index
token-content