A New Generation of Orthodontic retainer using 3d printing technology: clinical cases report

  • T. Doldo | calcherina@gmail.com Department of Medical Biotechnologies, University of Siena, Italy.
  • L. Di Vece Department of Medical Biotechnologies, University of Siena, Italy.
  • E. Ferrari Cagidiaco Department of Periodontology, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Italy.
  • N. Nuti Department of Medical Biotechnologies, University of Siena, Italy.
  • S. Parrini Department of Medical Biotechnologies, University of Siena, Italy.
  • M. Ferrari Department of Restorative Dentistry, Leeds University - Dipartimento di Biotecnologie Mediche, Università di Siena, Italy.
  • F. Carboncini Department of Medical Biotechnologies, University of Siena, Italy.

Abstract

Aim In this article the fabrication and use of new type 3D printed splint of retainer after orthodontic treatments is reported. Case report Two cases, one of an adoescent female patient and the other of an adult female, are presented, describing step-by-step the clinical and laboratory procedures. The controls after 6 months are also reported. Conclusion Further randomized clinical trials are required in order to evaluate durability and efficacy and periodontal parameters in patients treated with this new type of retainer.

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2018-11-14
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Keywords
Digital design, Digital impression;, 3D printing
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