February 8, 2012

Woman Receives 3D-Printed Jaw Implant

Peter Murray, Singularity Hub


An 83-year-old woman suffering from a lower jaw infection became the first person to receive a jaw implant manufactured with a 3D printer. Infections such as hers are normally remedied with reconstructive surgery, but doctor’s deemed the procedure too risky because of her age and health. Instead they turned to LayerWise, a company that specializes in 3D printing of metallic structures.

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TAGGED: 3D Printing, Implant


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