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The McGoogan Health Sciences Library is launching a new “Making and 3D Printing in Healthcare” speaker series, which will promote researcher-led prototyping using Jim and Karen Linder Maker Studio resources.
The inaugural speaker, Gregory Bennett, DMD, will discuss additive manufacturing techniques, materials and their application to dentistry on Nov. 16 at noon. He also will lead a discussion of research in 3D printable biomaterials. The presentation will be virtual, and attendees can preregister online.
Dr. Bennett is an assistant professor of adult restorative dentistry at the UNMC College of Dentistry, where he conducts research and provides education in computer-aided design and manufacturing (CAD/CAM) and digital dentistry at the undergraduate and graduate level. Dr. Bennett is a graduate of the Oregon Health & Sciences University School of Dentistry. He completed a one-year general practice residency at the Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton and then served more than five years in the U.S. Navy. Dr. Bennett is a fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry and is a strong advocate for digital dentistry in its many forms.