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11 May 2021

3D offers new VSP Hybrid Guides for maxillofacial surgeons

Katherine E. Pfaff


3D Systems has launched its newest surgical planning tool, VSP Hybrid Guides. The device, which was developed through a collaboration with Stryker, combines titanium strength with flexibility to allow for personalized guides that include the registration to the tooth and a slim profile for use in areas with reduced visibility. 

VSP Hybrid Guides are comprised of nylon at the dental registration portion and titanium metal in portions where the device is drilled into bone. The device's design allows for a smaller guide footprint and better visualization during surgery. The devices are 3D printed and can be customized per patient.


About 3D Systems

More than 30 years ago, 3D Systems brought the innovation of 3D printing to the manufacturing industry. Today, as the leading additive manufacturing solutions partner, we bring innovation, performance, and reliability to every interaction - empowering our customers to create products and business models never before possible. Thanks to our unique offering of hardware, software, materials, and services, each application-specific solution is powered by the expertise of our application engineers, who collaborate with customers to transform how they deliver their products and services. 3D Systems' solutions address various advanced applications in healthcare and industrial markets such as medical and dental, aerospace & defense, automotive, and durable goods. 

More information on the company is available at www.3dsystems.com

Source:

https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2021/04/27/2217679/8852/en/3D-Systems-Announces-VSP-Hybrid-Guides-Delivering-Breakthrough-Patient-specific-Occlusal-based-Solution-for-Maxillofacial-Surgeries.html


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