Dental 3D Scanning and Printing

Richard McComas is Senior Editor covering Dental Industry Trends in 3D Printing and Scanning.  Richard has a Masters Degree in Education and speaks at industry conferences and develops workflows and curriculum for 3d techhnology education in Dentistry.  Richard is an Industry Analyst and Opinion Leader who has written, researched and covered consumer and professional technologies for more than 10 years as both a journalist and market researcher.


The partnership of Structo, a manufacturer of SLA 3D printers specifically for dental applications and Materialise has resulted in launch of Structo’s PrintWorks software and now, the two have introduced Structo PrintWorks Pro, a customized version of Materialise Magics Print that is designed to simplify 3D print file preparation for dental professionals using Structo 3D printers. The software features semi-automatic support generation, which reduces support removal time by 82% compared to conventional software.