publication . Article . 2016

Is a three-dimensional-printed tooth filling possible?

Muhammet Kerim Ayar;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2016 Journal: Dental Hypotheses, volume 7, page 53 (issn: 2155-8213, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Medknow
  • Country: Turkey
Abstract
Introduction: Three-dimensional (3-D) printing is seen as an innovative production process in many fields of dentistry and medicine. But implantation of this novel production process into the treatment of decayed teeth in dentistry remains lacking. Destruction of dental tissues as a result of dental caries is generally treated with dental resin composite fillings. However, a 3-D-printed tooth filling approach, which could be an alternative to traditional approaches, has a potential to reduce treatment costs and technique-sensitivity of the placement of restorative material. The Hypothesis: Here, the hypothesis that a 3-D-printed tooth filling approach could be a...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: stomatognathic systemstomatognathic diseases
free text keywords: Decayed teeth, Orthodontics, Dentistry, business.industry, business, Dental resin composite, Medicine, Restorative dentistry, Tooth filling, Dental Caries, Dental Filling, Three-Dimensional (3-D)-Printing, RK1-715
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publication . Article . 2016

Is a three-dimensional-printed tooth filling possible?

Muhammet Kerim Ayar;