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Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry

Fabricating a custom monoblock mandibular advancement device by using an open-source nondental CAD software program and additive manufacturing: A dental technique

Published:November 12, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prosdent.2022.09.020

      Abstract

      Custom mandibular advancement devices (MADs) can be fabricated by using either conventional processes or computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD-CAM). The CAD-CAM technique involves digitizing the dental arches of the patients, designing by using a dental CAD software program, and additive manufacturing with a suitable material. This article describes the steps of the design of a custom MAD by using an open-source nondental CAD software program and of the fabrication with additive manufacturing.
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