This article provides an overview of the adoption of additively manufactured materials in dentistry. It discusses the practical workflows of a three-dimensional printing technology, vat photopolymerization. Three subgroups of the vat photopolymerization process are laser beam or classic stereolithography apparatus (SLA), direct light processing, and liquid-crystal-display-masked SLA. The article covers two subgroups of 3D printing resins-based appliances, namely intraoral and extraoral appliances. Information on various types of dental appliances and the fabrication of in-office appliances is provided. The article also reviews fourth-dimension printing and discusses the applications of the personalized care model in medicine and dentistry.
Rooz Khosravi, Additively Manufactured Dental Appliances, Additive Manufacturing in Biomedical Applications, Vol 23A, ASM Handbook, Edited By Roger J. Narayan, ASM International, 2022, p 466–471, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.hb.v23A.a0006901
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