3-D Printing: Its Applications in Pediatric Dental Practice: A Review of Literature

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Yashodhora Hazra
Arathi Rao
Suprabha BS

Abstract

Background: Over the last few years, Three-dimensional (3-D) printing, and prototyping has gained popularity
within medical and dental profession and among patients alike. 3-D printing is an additive manufacturing
technique in which objects are formed by deposition of material layer by layer. 3-D printers are machines that
produce representations of objects either planned with a CAD program or scanned with a 3-D scanner. This
article highlights the evolution, benefits and application of 3-D printers in pediatric dentistry.

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3-D Printing: Its Applications in Pediatric Dental Practice: A Review of Literature. (2022). Indian Journal of Contemporary Dentistry, 10(2), 17-23. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijocd.v10i2.18421
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Author Biographies

Yashodhora Hazra

Postgraduate, Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Manipal College of Dental Sciences,
Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, MAHE, Manipal.

Arathi Rao

Professor, Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore,
Manipal Academy of Higher Education, MAHE, Manipal.

Suprabha BS

Professor and Head, Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Manipal College of Dental Sciences,
Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, MAHE, Manipal.

How to Cite

3-D Printing: Its Applications in Pediatric Dental Practice: A Review of Literature. (2022). Indian Journal of Contemporary Dentistry, 10(2), 17-23. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijocd.v10i2.18421