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SprintRay Printers Used for Special Procedure at NYU Dental School

In Case Studies by Tyler Brouwer

When doctors Elena Chachik DDS, Farhad Vahidi DMD, MSD, FACP, and Paul Zhivago DDS were faced with the rare patient presentation of a 15-year-old girl with amelogenesis imperfecta, they turned to CAD/CAM for an innovative treatment solution. Drawing on many years of experience, they tackled this case at the NYU Jonathan and Maxine Ferencz Advanced Education Program in Prosthodontics. Using advanced …

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Summer of RayWare: Pixel Toning

In Case Studies by Tyler Brouwer

Pixel Toning is an exciting new innovation that helps make your SprintRay 3D printer new again by radically improving the surface quality of your printed parts. A triumph of synergy between software and hardware, Pixel Toning represents a big step on the path of SprintRay’s commitment to creating future-proof products that get better over time. We’re incredibly proud of the …

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3D Printing Models: Hollow vs Solid

In Case Studies by Tyler Brouwer

Decision Points: Hollow or Solid? Creating models for the fabrication of clear retainers or aligners presents a rapid, high-value return on investment for dental 3D printing. While this therapy has been one of the driving forces in the adoption of 3D printing in dental clinics, there is disagreement within the community on exactly how one should go about it. For …

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3D Printer Accuracy: Understanding the Numbers

In Case Studies by Tyler Brouwer

Highlights: Finding reputable claims about 3D printer accuracy can be difficult Many claims about accuracy are from studies performed internally by the manufacturer XY resolution can be a useful spec, but verified accuracy provides a much fuller picture Tufts University just tested the accuracy SprintRay Pro, finding it to be superior than alginate impressions and stone casting for creation of …

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Video Interview: Dr. August de Oliveira

In Case Studies by Tyler Brouwer

  Dr. August de Oliveira is a household name in CAD/CAM dentistry. A pioneer of early chairside design and manufacturing technologies, we sat down to chat with him about the development of 3D printing in his office. In this video interview, he opens up about his experience with various 3D printers, how to identify which one to buy, and which …

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Video Interview: Dr. Lawrence Fung

In Case Studies by Tyler Brouwer

  Dr. Fung is a clinical instructor at the Center for Esthetic Dentistry at UCLA and the team dentist for USC Athletics operates Silicon Beach Dental. He also a startup practice that was designed from the ground-up with digital technologies in mind. In addition to intraoral scanning and using digital smile design methods, Dr. Fung has recently added 3D printing …

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