[Video]: 3D-printing dentists are recreating entire jaws

3D-printing has been used for basic dental procedures for years – and the technology is now advanced enough to reconstruct entire jaws. “We used to use the lost wax technique which has been around 5,000 years,” Andrew Dawood, a dentist with Dawood and Tanner, told the audience at WIRED Health. But 3D-printing has allowed him…

Dentists Are Now Capable Of Using 3d Printers To Reconstruct Entire Jaws

“Josh had a life threatening cancer behind his eye, he received fantastic treatment at Moorfields Eye Hospital and the Royal London Hospital from surgeons Dr David Verity and Professor Iain Hutchison. I was required to be part of the reconstruction process using dental implants, we used both 3D printing and digital milling technology to make…

How to Care For Implant-Supported Dentures

Just like natural teeth that must be brushed regularly to stay healthy, your implant-supported dentures must be cleaned carefully every day. Because your denture plate is attached to implants placed in your jawbone, you must remove all detachable appliances and clean around attachments, artificial teeth, and gum areas. It is unwise to sleep with dentures…

5 Reasons Why Contact Sports Players

Sports guards, also known as mouth guards and gum shields, are a regular sight on our sports channels. But what are they actually protecting against? Dental trauma comes in may shapes and forms. Those injuries which sports guards can help to reduce are numerous and include: Crown fracture, where the part of the tooth you…

Headache and jaw problems

Problems with the teeth and jaw can cause headache and migraine. Dental abscesses, post-extraction infection and difficulties with the joint of the jaw can cause pain in the local area, as well as referred pain to the face and head. The jaw joint is called the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Problems with the jaw are grouped…

Temporomandibular Joint Disease Treatment

Temporo mandibular joint (TMJ) symptoms are frequent.The most common is some clicking of the joint with mandibular movements, that in most cases is not painful. Things change when pain with joint movement or biting and chewing occurs with or without clicking. This certainly indicates some sort of joint derangement, that needs attention. Symptomatic treatment with…