MEDICAL & DENTAL

Medical & Dental

Desktop Health Receives FDA Clearance for Flexcera 3D Printed Dentures

Edited by AM Staff

Resin technology for dental prosthetics is said to deliver superior strength, aesthetics  and function for patients.
#ceramic

Medical & Dental

3D Printing Brings Custom, Affordable Bone Prostheses to Thai Patients

By: Stephanie Hendrixson, Senior Editor

Meticuly was founded to provide custom bone implants for local patients in Thailand and regional countries who otherwise would be dependent on standard, imported devices. The concept could be a model for medical treatment in other emerging economies.
#supplychain #implants #metal

Medical & Dental

How A Digital Manufacturing Workflow Is Making Orthoses, Prostheses More Accessible

By: Stephanie Hendrixson, Senior Editor

EastPoint Prosthetics and Orthotics has a track record of changing lives with limb prostheses, orthoses, helmets and more. The digital workflow it has built with Additive America to 3D print these devices is now allowing this mission to go farther.
#polymer

Production

3D Printed Headgear that Can Take a Hit: The Cool Parts Show #31

By: Stephanie Hendrixson, Senior Editor

A custom helmet made via Multi Jet Fusion has allowed Sarah Piersanti to get back to practicing jiu-jitsu without fear of damaging her cochlear implant.
#implants #video #coolparts

Medical & Dental

EOS System Installed in Orthopedic Hospital for Point-of-Care Printing

Edited by AM Staff

Hospital for Special Surgery and LimaCorporate open first provider-based 3D design and printing center for complex joint reconstruction surgery.
#implants #polymer

Medical & Dental

3D Printed Nitinol Opens New Possibilities for Arterial Stents

By: Stephanie Hendrixson, Senior Editor

Researchers at Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, have created the first self-expanding nitinol stents made via powder bed fusion. The project points to more opportunities with this shape memory alloy.
#metal

Medical & Dental

Desktop Metal Launches Desktop Health for Patient-Specific Solutions

Edited by AM Staff

Health care business leverages Desktop Metal’s portfolio of AM solutions for current and future applications spanning dentistry, orthodontics, dermatology, orthopedics, cardiology, plastic surgery, and printed regenerative tissues and grafts.
#metal #polymer

Medical & Dental

3D Printed Scapula Customized for Patient: The Cool Parts Show #25

By: Peter Zelinski, Editor-in-Chief

A patient treated for a tumor of the shoulder blade was able to preserve full use of the arm thanks to an implant tailored to the precise form of the original scapula and made through electron beam melting.
#implants #metal #video

Medical & Dental

Rapid Response AM Initiative Holding Mock Disaster Drill Feb. 1

Edited by AM Staff

Group testing rapid 3D printing response to manufacture substantial amounts of critical supplies in the event of emergencies.
#education #polymer

Medical & Dental

For AM and Machining to Work Together, Let Them Compete

By: Peter Zelinski, Editor-in-Chief

A medical device maker establishes a center of excellence for product and process development in which additive manufacturing and CNC machining both challenge and complement one another.
#machining #enterprise #metal