The open book Issues in Contemporary Orthodontics gets published today and with it, chapter 9, which covers 3D surface scanning for intra and extra oral images (3D impressions and 3D photographs) as well as 3D printing technology and how it could affect the orthodontic practice.

The chapter is called 3D Scanning, Imaging, and Printing in Orthodontics, has been written by Emilia Taneva, Budi Kusnoto and Carla A. Evans and is available directly from the publisher's website, or downloaded here.