Surgical guide resins are classified by most resin manufacturers as class 1 medical devices. Generally, surgical guides are printed at 50u layer heights to create exacting holes for use with metal drill sleeves.
FDA listed surgical guide resins are biocompatible and are resistant to disinfectants, and some surgical guide resins are heat-resistant and can be autoclaved without warping.
Surgical Guide resins that are compatible with most 405nm printers include:
- NextDent SG resin is distributed by Avadent in Scottsdale AZ (shipping to North America only)
NextDent SG resin document links:
Disclaimer - Micron Inc is not affiliated with 3D Systems -- NextDent products are distributed in North America by Avadent.