Reducing production times is one of the significant advantages of 3D printing over traditional manufacture. Increasingly, this is one of the main drivers for entire sectors moving to this approach, sectors like the dental industry.
Dubai’s first 3D-printed teeth look more natural than real
Two local companies have partnered up to produce what they say are the first 3D-printed dental implant bridges manufactured in the UAE.
The Jebel Ali Industrial Area-based and Emirati-owned Sinterex – which is also the first company to be licensed for industrial 3D printing in Dubai – created the 14-unit framework in cobalt chrome at their local facility just last Thursday. Over the weekend, the framework was successfully fitted into a patient’s mouth.