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Current Knowledge and New Advances on 3D-Printing of Resins for Dental and Medical Applications

A special issue of Materials (ISSN 1996-1944). This special issue belongs to the section "Biomaterials".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (20 July 2022) | Viewed by 706

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Department of Prosthodontics and Digital Technology, School of Dental Medicine, Stony Brook University, 1103 Westchester Hall, Stony Brook, NY, USA
Interests: dental implants; prosthodontics; 3D-printing; bone drilling; thermography and thermal analysis
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Dear Colleagues,

3D printing technologies are now an essential component in dentistry and medical fields. Specifically, new 3D-printing resin formulations offer improved physical, mechanical, and antibacterial characteristics for oral and medical appliances. Further improvements in the 3D printing technology allow higher printing accuracy, reduced printing times, and the possibility of printing an object with different materials. Now, the possibility of incorporating agents and controlling their concentration and release opens a myriad of therapeutic dental and medical applications for 3D-printed devices.

This Special Issue invites researchers and clinicians who work in material sciences, dental and medical fields, and 3D-printing to submit their research work.

Research covering 3D-printing resins for dental/medical applications, new 3D-printing technologies and curing/setting methods, 3D-printed resins with controlled release and therapeutic applications, and testing of 3D printed resins (including mechanical, physical, antibacterial) are invited to submit their results to this Special Issue.

In addition, reviews, systematic reviews and meta-analysis in the field of 3D-printing of resins for dental and medical applications are welcome. In vitro, animal, and human studies can be submitted for consideration for publication.

Dr. Rafael Delgado-Ruiz
Guest Editor

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  • 3D-printing
  • stereolithography (SLA)
  • SLA resins
  • dental and medical 3D-printed devices
  • 3D-printing and controlled release
  • 3D-printing and therapeutic applications

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