3D Printing for Dentistry: How It Makes Life Easier

November 28, 2017   /   byHealthier Societies  / Categories :  Dental

Orthodontics has become so advanced in recent years that there is no more stopping dental laboratories from creating better orthodontic appliances for both dentists and patients. Today, it’s possible to see a clear, 3D picture of your whole mouth and teeth in seconds with the use of 3D printing for dentistry.

3D digital printing is the process of scanning the patient’s mouth using a small digital wand. It helps the dentist see a clear picture of the patient’s whole mouth and teeth in a matter of seconds. Read on to know the additional benefits of 3D digital printing.

It is much more comfortable for the patient.

If you’ve ever experienced biting on a hard, cold, and gooey chunk of clay, then you will be super thankful that 3D printing is now possible. You’d never have to worry about choking on a cold piece of clay again.

It is convenient for both the dentist and patient.

With just a simple scan, dentists can now produce crowns, dentures, bridges, and a whole lot more in just a matter of minutes. Dentists would not have to think about making their patients uncomfortable, ever again.

The results are more accurate.

3D printers have the capacity to convert the digital images into physical and actual objects. Since it is being printed from the same exact scan, dentists and patients can be assured that the results are 100% accurate.

Taking care of your dental hygiene is becoming easier and more convenient, thanks to the dental laboratories and companies that are always doing their best to provide us with the best dental care. Thanks to them, you’d never have to be scared of going to the dentist ever again.

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