Dental scanning technologies married with high precision rapid prototype dental technologies are spurring a digital revolution in the world of dentistry. Whereas, we used to have to make a physical mold of teeth and cast a clay mold to correctly position crowns, for example, dentists can now simply make a 3D scan of the teeth and build the 3D dental model directly on a 3D printer with great accuracy. This process is not only faster but also much more comfortable and less intrusive for the patient.
Axis works with leading dental labs to provide them with fast turnaround and accurate reproductions of dental scans.
for an article discussing the future of 3D Printing in dental labs.