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3D Printing

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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