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.

trios3 intraoral scanner

The speed and accuracy of intraoral scanning has long been considered the technology bottleneck in adoption of digital dentistry.  At IDS in Cologne, the largest dental tradeshow in the world, 3Shape introduced their new wireless intraoral scanner, and held a scanning competition with some dentists completing full arch scans in under 20 seconds.