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Dr. D.Y. Patil Dental College & Hospital

Webinar on 3D Printing in Complete Denture

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 |Online |Seminar

The department of Prosthodontics conducted a highly successful Webinar for DPU DENTAL WEBINAR SERIES on topic 3D Printing in Complete Denture where Dr. Saurabh Chaturvedi MDS Prosthodontics, PhD Dental Sciences- Prosthetic Dentistry & Assistant Professor, King Khalid University, Saudi Arabia was the Guest Speaker.

All the faculty members, PG students, Interns and Dental Mechanics students of Department of Prosthodontics, Dr. D.Y.Patil Dental College and Hospital, Pimpri, Pune attended this webinar. The delegates gave a positive feedback for the program and were happy with the it’s conduction.

At the start of the Webinar, Dr. Amit Jagtap welcomed the participants. Then, Dr. Gopalkrishanan, Dean, Dr. D.Y.Patil Dental College and Hospital, Pimpri, Pune welcomed Dr. Saurabh Chaturvedi and wished everyone an informative and educational webinar. Dr. Nilesh Bulbule gave brief introduction of Dr. Saurabh Chaturvedi to all the delegates.

The Guest Speaker during the webinar enumerated various types of 3D Printing technologies currently available for dentists and also explained in detail their history and how to use them in Clinical and Laboratory Practices. He emphasized the importance of 3D printing as a substitute for multiple visit treatment protocol  in completely edentulous patients. 

Dr. Saurabh Chaturvedi explained in detail regarding stereolithography, rapid prototyping (additive manufacturing), milling (Subtractive manufacturing), selective LASER sintering, fused deposition model etc. He ended his presentation with explanation of benefits of 3D printing and the ease it brings into the treatment models of dental practice. He also stated that 3D printing will result in delivery of complete dentures in 4 to 5 hours as opposite to conventional 15 to 20 days for the same. He also urged the PG students to gain the knowledge of basics and master the technology to promote the research in the field.

To conclude the webinar, Dr. Amit Jagtap chaired the Q & A session with active participation of faculty members and PG students.

At the end of the webinar Dr. Nayana Anasane delivered vote of thanks on behalf of Department of Prosthodontics, Dr. D.Y.Patil Dental College and Hospital, Pimpri, Pune. She thanked Dr. Smita Jadhav, Trustee, Dr. D.Y.Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune, Dr. N.J. Pawar, Vice Chancellor, Dr. D.Y.Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune &  Dr. Gopalkrishnan, Dean, Dr. D.Y.Patil Dental College and Hospital, Pimpri, Pune for their support and encouragement to carry out this webinar. She further thanked Dr. Saurabh Chaturvedi for the comprehensive & informative session & his valuable time in the busy schedule. Then, she thanked all the delegates for their active participation in the webinar.