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.

Arfona Emerges At LMT Day With Huge Upgrades And New Filament

During the LMT Lab Day Event held at Chicago, New York, Arfona made some huge announcements regarding their upcoming updates. Arfona is a New York-based dental tech startup, which was founded in 2016 by several 3D printing enthusiasts and dental technicians, and specializes in thermoplastic 3D printed dental prosthetics. After the 3D printed flexible partial denture, they have now come up with new FILAdent material – a thermoplastic PMMA filament that can be used to 3D print denture teeth when combined with Valplast’s partial dentures. PMMA, or poly(methyl methacrylate), is inert, biocompatible, and easy to obtain, and has been used to make cranial implants previously.

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