3D Systems (NYSE: DDD), the originator of 3D printing, has been selected as a 2018 recipient of the Cellerant Best of Class Technology Award for its NextDent™ 5100. This dental-specific 3D printer – powered by 3D Systems’ Figure 4™ technology – has been uniquely designed for use with the industry-leading NextDent brand of biocompatible materials, and enables dental labs and clinics to address a greater number of dental indications at speeds up to 4× faster than other available solutions.
The NextDent 5100 is compatible with industry-leading intra-oral scanning and dental software solutions, delivering more precise results than conventional manual production techniques. This end-to-end digital workflow also provides higher and more predictable uptime, with a significant reduction in risk for the operator. Benefits also extend to the patient by reducing the time it takes to produce prosthodontic and orthodontic devices, as well as the number of required office visits.
The NextDent 5100 is complemented by a portfolio of 30 unique NextDent resins. All NextDent dental 3D printing materials are biocompatible, FDA-listed and CE-certified, making them suitable for a wide range of applications.