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3D Digital Dental Acquires Objet 3D Printer to Start 3D Model Service Bureau for Dental Clients Across South Africa

September 18, 2012

REHOVOT, Israel, September 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

Objet Ltd [http://www.objet.com ]., the innovation leader in 3D printing for rapid
prototyping [http://www.objet.com/RESOURCES/Rapid_Prototyping ] and additive
manufacturing, announced today that the Objet Eden260V is the printer of choice for new
South African company 3D Digital Dental. Objet’s 3D printing systems can provide the
dental profession and their patient’s access to cutting edge technology for rapidly
manufacturing dental requirements, such as stone models and surgical guides 3D printed in
bio-compatible material. The Objet Eden260V was named Dental Lab Products Magazine’s “Best
of the Best Products” list for 2011.

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Avi Cohen, Head of Medical Solutions at Objet, explains: “3D Digital Dental will
provide a 3D print bureau service for dentists needing to print models for customers.
Dental labs who are digital with CAD/CAM but require models for end process and final
checking prior to shipping to their dentists will also derive benefit from this bureau.”

3D Digital Dental, based in Rosebank, Johannesburg, is the brainchild of Dr. Dharmesh
Mistry, a practicing orthodontist. The company will provide a model printing service to
dental technicians and dentists who need models for crowns and bridges. In addition, the
Objet 3D Printer will be used to create orthodontic appliances, retainers and removal
appliances.

“By having the Objet 3D Printer in-house, we will not only reduce time by eliminating
the need to create plaster models, but will free up time to focus on more important tasks
involving treatment planning,” says Dr. Mistry. “In addition to traditional uses, we will
also be able to fabricate surgical stents and models in bio compatible material, which can
be used for training purposes in implant courses, amongst others. We are very excited
about this purchase and look forward to reaping the rewards in a very short space of time
- not only from a financial perspective but also from time saved, which increases
productivity and profitability.”

3D Digital Dental [http://www.objetdental.com ] customers are not limited to dentists
and orthodontists already practicing: “Dental and Medical schools will also benefit as
they can now create cost effective models for their educational courses,” Objet’s Head of
Medical Solutions, Avi Cohen, says, “not to mention the field of Craniofacial Surgery,
which will benefit from being able to create models in order to treatment plan, teach and
train students how to perform procedures or generate models from CT scans for surgical
planning.”

“With this purchase of our first 3D Printer we aim to be a partner for the dental and
medical industries,” Dr. Mistry adds. “In addition we are well positioned to service
requirements into sub Saharan Africa as well. Our ultimate goal is to expand in the future
and purchase more machines to best serve the industry’s burgeoning requirements.”

For more information about Objet digital dentistry solutions, visit
http://www.objetdental.com to see customer videos, photo galleries and case studies
from dental labs including ClearCorrect
[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDOMPgdDG2E&feature=plcp ], Albensi Labs
[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-8O0Cqo9q8&feature=plcp ], Clearstep
[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wpp1HfYqdk4&feature=plcp ] and AB Dental
[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8eqhAdXIVxg&feature=plcp ].

To contact Objet’s local distributor for South Africa, please email Demaplastech PTY
at: carmen@demaplastech.co.za

About Objet

Objet Ltd. [http://www.objet.com ], is a leading provider of high quality, cost
effective inkjet-based 3D printing systems and materials. A global company, Objet has
offices in North America, Europe, Japan, China, Hong Kong, and India.

Objet’s 3D printing systems and 3D printing materials are ideal for any company
involved in the manufacture or design of physical products using 3D software or other 3D
content. Companies using Objet’s solutions can be typically found in sectors
[http://www.objet.com/INDUSTRIES ] such as consumer goods & electronics, aerospace &
defense, automotive, education, dental, medical and medical devices, architecture,
industrial machinery, footwear, sporting goods, toys and service bureaus.

Founded in 1998, the company has thousands of customers
[http://www.objet.com/RESOURCES/Case_Studies ] worldwide including a substantial share of
the relevant Fortune 100 and Fortune 500. Its award-winning technology (13 awards in 8
years) is based upon over 110 patents and patent pending inventions.

Objet’s advanced 3D printing systems and range of over 100materials
[http://www.objet.com/3D-Printing-Materials ] enable professionals to build prototypes that
accurately simulate the true look, feel and function of an end-product, even complex,
assembled goods. The Objet Connex [http://www.objet.com/3D-Printer/Objet_Connex_Family
](TM) line of multi-material 3D printers features the world’s only technology to
simultaneously jet 2 materials. With this, users can print many different materials into a
single part and print various mixed parts on the same build tray. Users can also create
advanced composite materials, or Digital Materials
[http://www.objet.com/3D-Printing-Materials/Overview/Digital_Materials ](TM) featuring
unique mechanical and thermal properties. Objet’s range of over 1003D printing materials
[http://www.objet.com/3D-Printing-Materials ] simulate properties ranging from rigid
[http://www.objet.com/3D-Printing-Materials/Overview/Rigid_Opaque ] to rubber-like
[http://www.objet.com/3D-Printing-Materials/Overview/Rubber-like ], transparent
[http://www.objet.com/3D-Printing-Materials/Overview/Transparent ] to opaque and standard
to ABS-grade engineering plastics
[http://www.objet.com/3D-Printing-Materials/Overview/ABS-like ], with a large number of
in-between shore grades and shades.

Objet’s 3D printers [http://www.objet.com/3D-Printer/Products_Overview ] are available
in a range of form-factors, from cost-effective desktop 3D printers ideal for entry-level
professionals all the way to industrial-scale multi-material machines for front-line
designers and top manufacturers. Objet’s 3D printers feature the industry’s
highest-resolution 3D printing quality, based on 16-micron (0.0006 in.) super-thin
layering, wide material versatility, office friendliness and ease of operation.

For more information, visit us at http://www.objet.com, and for more about 3D
printing industry-related news, business issues and trends, read the Objet blog
[http://blog.objet.com ].

(c) 2012 Objet, Objet24, Objet30, Objet30 Pro, Objet Studio, Quadra, QuadraTempo,
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Manager, CADMatrix, Connex, Connex260, Connex350, Connex500, Alaris, Alaris30, PolyLog,
TangoBlack, TangoGray, TangoPlus, TangoBlackPlus, VeroBlue, VeroBlack, VeroBlackPlus,
VeroClear, VeroDent, VeroGray, VeroWhite, VeroWhitePlus, Durus, Digital Materials,
PolyJet, PolyJet Matrix, ABS-like and ObjetGreen are trademarks or registered trademarks
of Objet Ltd. and may be registered in certain jurisdictions. All other trademarks belong
to their respective owners.

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