Dentsply & Carbon to deliver digital denture materials

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Dentsply Sirona, the largest manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies, and Carbon, a leading silicon valley-based digital manufacturing company, have announced a strategic collaboration to deliver groundbreaking denture materials for carbon digital 3D printing production solutions.

Dentsply Sirona and Carbon are committed to taking the category to an entirely new level by bringing to market the first premium printable denture material system that will provide significant advancements in terms of material benefits, laboratory process, and patient function.

Leveraging Carbon printers and innovative Digital Light Synthesis™ technology for high-resolution output and high-throughput capacity, the new Dentsply Sirona materials will establish a paradigm shift in terms of strength, aesthetics, and laboratory efficiencies for 3D printed dentures. Dentsply Sirona brings over 100 years of experience in the development of denture materials, as well as extensive expertise in scanning and CAD/CAM software including well-known brands such as Lucitone®, IPN®, and inLab® that are globally recognized for quality and durability.

The Dentsply Sirona denture materials for Carbon digital manufacturing solutions are slated to be available in the US later in 2019.