‘Real’ printed dentures

Written by Georgi Makin

‘False’ teeth that cannot be distinguished from the real thing. Dentures that are ready within a day and that are the perfect fit right away. Brightlands Materials Center, NextDent-3D Systems and Océ Technologies are working on advanced technology to make this possible. Will Gerritsen11De Limburger, the Netherlands Dreams of a brighter, whiter smile from traditional toothpaste adverts can be appealing. But dreams can also be deceiving. Those looking to get dentures, crowns or bridges are not so easily taken in by the desire for a ‘brighter, whiter smile’. They would rather show off a perfect smile with a natural replication...

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