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A new 3D Printer for the Dental segment

by • May 2, 2016 • No Comments


The Finnish dental equipment developer Planmeca has added a 3D printing device to expand its product portfolio. Named Planmeca Creo™, the new 3D printing device can allow dental laboratories and sizeable clinics to ideal their craft and grow their business.

Planmeca Creo is a powerful 3D printing device for creating dental splints, models and surgical guides with true precision and efficiency. In the near next, the device can in addition assist the creation of other dental objects of intricate additional detail, such as temporary fillings and orthodontic models.

“3D printing is the way of the next, as it permits labs and sizeabler clinics to expand their production capabilities and increase efficiency”, comments Jukka Kanerva, Vice President of Planmeca’s Dental care units & CAD/CAM division.

Planmeca Creo uses Digital Light Processing (DLP) innovation to turn it into objects out of UV curable resin. The 3D printing device has its own dedicated software, which is included as part of all deliveries.

“We feel which 3D printing is set to take on a much additional significant role in dentistry – we can’t wait for our customers to see what Planmeca Creo is capable of”, Mr. Kanerva states.

The new Planmeca Creo 3D printing device is on the market for pre-orders, with deliveries expected to start in June.

The company operates in over 120 countries employing just about 2,700 individuals of the world. The headquarters and production facilities are located in Helsinki, Finland.


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