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Biomimetic dental prosthesis

HT ADA News:

…a group of researchers led by André Studart, Professor of Complex Materials, has developed a new procedure that mimics the natural model almost perfectly. The scientists were able to produce a tough, multi-layered material based on the construction principle of teeth or seashells,

Source: Biomimetic dental prosthesis | EurekAlert! Science News

This is still in the basic research stage however it could provide us with a synthetic material with a structure very similar to enamel for dental restorations.

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