3D printed teeth to keep your mouth free of bacteria


October 27, 2015 ● 461 views

Andreas Herrmann of the University of Groningen in the Netherlands and his colleagues have developed an antimicrobial plastic, allowing them to 3D print teeth that also kill bacteria. It’s an important issue, say the team, because bacterial damage to existing implants costs patients millions of dollars in the US alone.

via newscientist.com

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