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3D Printing

5 Futuristic Technologies That Could Change Small Business

October 20, 2016

From OPEN Forum: With access to concepts such as interactive holographic computers and 3D printing, small-business owners can take advantage of futuristic technologies that were merely fantasy just a few short years ago. Source: 5 Futuristic Technologies That Could Change Small Business | OPEN Forum All five will play a role in the future dental […]

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How Desktop 3D Printers Are Changing the Face of Facial Reconstruction

July 13, 2016

WOW just wow: …a 68-year-old Vietnam veteran, lost the lower half of his face to tongue cancer, but a team from Indiana University has recently been able to design a new jaw for him using a desktop 3D printer. Their process, dubbed the “IU Shirley Technique,” is now being used to help other patients Source: […]

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3D printing BioPen lets surgeons draw with stem cells

April 19, 2016

In the not-too-distant future, orthopedic surgeons may simply draw new cartilage inside your knee, using a 3D printing, stem-cell-extruding device called the “BioPen.” Source: 3D printing BioPen lets surgeons draw with stem cells Imagine “drawing” new bone or gingiva around a periodontally hopeless tooth. Or “drawing” a filling on a tooth surface. A filling that […]

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3D tissue printing could revolutionize dentistry

April 4, 2016

Periodontist Professor Saso Ivanovski, from Griffith University’s Menzies Institute, has pioneered the work which plans to use a “bioprinter” to grow missing bone and tissue from a patient’s own cells. Source: Australian-first 3D tissue printing could revolutionise dentistry, periodontist says – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Future dentists will look back on our practice of […]

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Wake Forest University Scientists Print Living Body Parts

February 23, 2016

A team at Wake Forest University has used a combination of living cells and a special gel to print out living human body parts — including ears, muscles and jawbones. Source: Wake Forest University Scientists Print Living Body Parts – NBC News This is AWESOME. It makes CAD CAM seem sooo last century. It really […]

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Dentists Will Soon Print Antibacterial 3-D Teeth

January 26, 2016

Wow…just Wow: The rapid evolution of 3-D printing technology in the dental industry will soon expand beyond simply creating crowns or dentures to incorporate chemicals that fight the bacteria that cause tooth decay and infection in the first place. Source: Dentists Will Soon Print Antibacterial 3-D Teeth

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