Knowledge on Applications of 3D Printing in Dentistry among Dental Practitioners-A KAP Survey
Author(s): Abarna Jawahar and Maragathavalli G*
The use of 3D printing in dentistry has increased accuracy, eased delivery and decreased chair time allowing the dentist to provide more effective treatment. 3D Printing has applications in oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthognathic surgery, and produces models used for treatment planning. This study is based on current opinions and the use of 3D printing in several branches of dentistry. The aim of the study was to create awareness about applications of 3D printing in dentistry among dental practitioners. A questionnaire consisting of 10 questions were distributed to dental practitioners through an online survey website. The results from this study emphasize the need to increase the awareness of 3D printing in dentistry.