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Ancient false teeth discovered in burial chamber

Archaeologists have found what could be remains of the earliest false tooth found in Western Europe.The dental implant comes from the burial chamber of an Iron Age woman that was excavated in Le Chene, France.The woman, who was between 20 and 30 years...

Brazil boy regains smile after losing all his teeth

Six-year-old Ryan Coutinho was not used to smiling. He felt embarrassed after losing almost all his teeth at the age of three.Boy lost his teeth because of early cavities, the dentist saidNow he does. And can not stop showing it.But getting here was not...

Morriston Hospital rebuilds cancerous jaws with 3D printing

A surgical team at Swansea's Morriston Hospital has created a technique to reconstruct jaws affected by cancer using 3D printing, said to be one of the first of its kind in the world.The method uses 3D printed titanium implants that are anatomically specific...