Already hailed as a hugely disruptive technology in the manufacturing, engineering and retail sectors, 3D printing is reshaping the way dentists approach personalised care.
Of course, the ability to create a tooth while a patient waits in the dental chair has been around for 30 years. For decades dentists have been able to mill new teeth, crowns and veneers from a block of dental material, using scanners and 3D modelling software.
Now, however, the 3D printing revolution is taking this service to a whole new level of personalisation. Read more