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Medical & Healthcare 3D Printing

Experts of this field establish a huge difference between medical and healthcare. Medical Care is a SERVICE practice whereas “Healthcare” refers to a whole industry or system of which medical care is only a subset. In this segment, both terms are often used interchangeably to discuss the impact of additive manufacturing technologies within these fields.

Glidewell unveils new 3D-printed mandibular advancement device

Medical device manufacturer Glidewell has developed a new solution that could be used during snoring and sleep apnea therapies. Named Silent Nite® 3D Sleep Appliance, the 3D printed sleep appliance is an improved version of...

3D Systems receives FDA Clearance for 3D-Printed PEEK Cranial Implants

This FDA clearance enables 3D Systems to significantly expand its PEEK product portfolio through the EXT 220 MED platform. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has provided 510(k) clearance for 3D Systems’ 3D-printed, patient-specific...

GE Additive team returns to the Cincinnati Zoo, this time to create a metal 3D printed cast.

The first time we talked about the use of metal 3D printing in a zoo, it was 4 years ago when Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, a zoo that harbours about 2,000 animals, called...

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When you know that an application or solution can change someone's life, every explanation can be a real puzzle to demystify. Yet, this time it's different, and that's probably because we've been out in...

Biomedical 3D printing company completes 700 successful cases for craniomaxillofacial implants

ArcomedLab, a Chilean-North American company specializing in biomedical 3D printing, achieves one of the largest case lists for craniomaxillofacial implants. With 700 successful cases completed across Latin America, including Chile, Peru, Colombia, and Mexico,...

BellaSeno’s 3D-printed resorbable scaffold is used in critical-size large segmental radius bone defect

A team at the Hannover Medical School, Clinic for Trauma Surgery, led by Prof. Dr. med. Philipp Mommsen successfully used a 3D-printed resorbable scaffold in critical-size large segmental radius bone defect. The scaffold was produced...

3D printing company Materialise could enhance jaw treatments with a 3 in 1 solution

Materialise, a 3D printing company that provides personalized medical solutions, has developed a Personalized TMJ Total Arthroplasty System, a 3-in-1 solution to treat patients requiring total temporomandibular joint (TMJ) arthroplasty. It’s a unique solution that combines...

Fraunhofer IGD technology can deliver computer-generated 3D-printed eye prostheses

Fraunhofer IGD, the research institute behind the Cuttlefish® 3D printer driver – first unveiled in 2021, has given hope to patients who need ocular prostheses. Occularists who use the research institute’s requisite software and...

When 3D printing helps to enhance breast reconstruction surgery

Across the world, several organizations have been exploring the use of 3D printing for breast implants. While several developments are still in progress, the common thread across these research projects is to provide personalized,...

Mantle unveils more tooling applications enabled by its hybrid metal 3D printing technology

Remember Mantle? a manufacturer who turned stealth mode off in 2021 with the launch of TrueShape, a hybrid bound metal printing solution that processes metal pastes and that is specifically designed for tooling applications? Since...

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