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3D Printing in Dentistry

3D printing in dentistry

Did you know that there are so many amazing advancements in dentistry and 3D printing in dentistry is on top? These high-tech advancements are famous for their consistency and high quality. If you have no idea then this is the perfect article for you to know about 3D printers with Wellesley dental. 

Are these 3D printing available at Wellesley dental?

3D printers are nowadays a common sight in dental labs and it is also available at our High-tech practices. Dental 3D printers use a light or laser that polymerizes a fluid with computer-guided accuracy. After this process, it produces small objects with complex details.

What is the workflow in dental 3D printing?

There are four stages in the workflow of 3D printing in dentistry, although it is an advanced technology the workflow is easy to understand.

In the first step, the Scan is done. At this stage, our expert professionals collect a digital impression with an intraoral scanner. After taking the impression the dental team will forward the scan to our lab technicians or to our design station.

Secondly, our dental technicians will prepare a Design. In this step, the digital scan is sent into design software (CAD) and design.

In the third stage, Printing is done. When our dental technicians complete the design then they will import the file to print preparation software for printer setup.

In the end, the dental experts will Prepare, wash, dry, and, post-cure the part that will have the print.

 What can the dental team make?

Dental 3D printers can produce dental appliances such as:

  • Crown/Bridge Models
  • Clear Aligner Models
  • Surgical Guides
  • Splints
  • Occlusal Guards
  • Patterns for Casting and Pressing
  • Hawley Retainers
  • Full Dentures

Proficiencies of 3D Printing in Dentistry

Did you know that this modern dental technology helps our dental team to solve all your problems? yes, you read it right. Let’s see how dentists use 3D printing technology. Here are a few ways we will restore your smile with 3D Printing in Dentistry:

  • Substitute or repair the tooth with damage: Firstly, the dentist will scan the patient’s mouth with a small digital machine. This creates a 3D image of the teeth and gums, then we will save this impression as a computer file. Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software helps dentists digitally design the tooth that needs treatment. Then the team will repair and print the final product on a 3D printer.
  • Fabricate an orthodontic model: in the Pre-3D printer technology, we make our patient bite down on gooey, rough clay so it could strengthen into a mold. After this, it may become the initial model for planning treatment for braces or Invisalign.
  • Making crowns, bridges, caps, dentures, and more: The same process is done to do planning for all kinds of dental implants.
  • Prepare surgical tools: Not only can 3D printers handle the dental implants themselves, but they can also help in guiding the drilling process to complete certain dental procedures.

What are some benefits of 3D Printing

3D printing is helping with the following:

  • Firstly, it increases productivity
  • Secondly, it saves time
  • Thirdly, it saves costs
  • Improve patient experience

Please contact Wellesley dental if you want to know more about 3D Printing in Dentistry and how it can help you restore your oral health

Dental Studio On Wellesley: Best Dentist on Yonge and Wellesley

Dr. Sobhi has been practicing dentistry for over 14 years. She and her team of experienced dental professionals love helping patients achieve their healthiest and most beautiful smiles possible.

Yonge and Wellesley Dental proudly provide comprehensive dental care in Yonge and Eglinton. Our beautiful and modern office has the latest in dental technology which assists us in providing our patients with the best care possible.

For more information, You can find us in DENTAL STUDIO ON WELLESLEY to schedule an appointment in our office, schedule an appointment online, or give us a call at 1.416.858.4949

Our Locations

Are you perplexed about the dental treatment you need? Or you are concerned about which dental clinic is the right option for your dental treatment? Don’t worry we have the best dentists in town with high-tech services. For your convenience, we have multiple dental offices at different locations. Let us know your location and queries we will guide you to your nearest dental office. The location of the dental offices is as follows:

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