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The current outbreak of Covid-19 has infected people worldwide with high mortality rates. Prevention of the spread of the virus is of prime importance and is planned by a global lockdown. This has caused a severe shortage of vital protective and medical supplies due to reduced manufacturing and supply chain. 3D printing technology is widely used in industries, hospitals, and by enthusiasts. Thus, 3D printing of people protective equipment and respiratory devices in every regional available 3D printing facilities will be a vital source of manufacturing in this pandemic. In this article, we discuss the role of 3D printing and contributions from the dental sector in combating the fight against Covid-19.

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Harikrishnan, P., Krishnan, A., & Krishnan, V. (2020). 3D Printing: A Viable Option in the Mitigation of COVID-19 Pandemic. Trends in Biomaterials & Artificial Organs, 34(S3), 60-61. Retrieved from https://www.biomaterials.org.in/tibao/index.php/tibao/article/view/450