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Coronavirus crisis opens new vistas for Middle East’s 3D printing pioneers

With global supply chains disrupted by extensive lockdowns and travel curbs, 3D makers everywhere have stepped into the breach to produce personal protective equipment (PPE) for medical workers as well as ventilator parts and face masks for consumer use.  . Qais Sabri...

The Present and Future of 3D Printing and Invisible Aligners

If you look at that crooked row of teeth one morning, the thought might occur that you could really use some invisible aligners.  . One of the earliest killer apps in 3D printing, this alternative to metal braces has proliferated wildly. Medgadget anticipates the...

Prosthetic Dental Treatments: Traditional Stone Casts vs. 3D Printed Casts

Egyptian researchers Passent Aly and Cherif Mohsen compare the benefits of 3D printing with conventional techniques for the production of prosthetic dental casts, releasing the findings of their study in ‘ Comparison of the Accuracy of Three-Dimensional Printed Casts,...

MRI effective for 3D printing of preop orbital plates

The findings offer patients and surgeons a radiation-free alternative to CT, which has long been the gold standard for staging orbital fracture surgery, wrote a team led by Dr. Thomas Cooper of Royal Perth Hospital in Australia.  . "[Our] research suggests that MRI is...

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