The market for dentistry in general has been constantly expanding. Especially here in the United States, people have come to value their teeth and their appearance more and more. It is estimated that by 2018, the orthodontic supply market alone will be worth 1.1 Billion. That is just for supplies (braces, retainers, molds). With the […]
Perhaps you were one of the lucky kids in your neighborhood who had to get braces. There is nothing like sharp metal pieces constantly in your mouth to lacerate your lips and tongue then cause discomfort while trying to eat. Eventually that faithful day came where you finally got to have your braces removed! And […]
I saw the title for this video and initially thought that this company had come up with a way to 3d-print glass lenses. Printing optical lenses has been accomplished just recently by Dutch company LUXeXceL using plastic. However, many complications arise when printing glass. The temperatures required to heat ‘sand’ to actually melt into glass […]
A 3D scanning type of device has been being discussed in the last year as an important leap in 3D printing technology and an important accessory to it. 3D Systems is releasing this $399 handheld scanner and is immediately available in Staples stores and Cubify. Below, its uses are displayed – it can scan the […]
This 3D Scanner can scan and print 3D Objects. It was revealed at the 3D Printing Conference and the crowd enjoyed it.