What would you do if your dentist told you they were going to print you a replacement tooth?
What if they went on to say that this would also aid in keeping your mouth free of bacteria?
I know, it sounds pretty ridiculous, like something you’d find in some kind of futuristic film. But this isn’t the stuff of fiction – this is reality.
One of the latest stories in New Scientist discusses this new revelation; Getting fitted for a false tooth or other dental treatment tends to involve a mouthful of foul-tasting gunk and plaster casts.
But now dentists are moving to high-tech digital scanning and 3D printing. That switch opens the door to more advanced materials that could improve your oral hygiene.
Here’s the full article if you’re interested in finding out more, I highly recommend giving it a read:
It’s a medical product with a foreseeable application in the near future, much less time than developing a new drug.
We certainly can’t wait! Stay tuned everyone, and watch this space.
And don’t forget, if you’re interested in booking yourself in for an appointment, or you’re just looking for some dental health advice, then give us a call at Brightside Dental on 020 8088 2079.