March 29, 2011

SureSmile Braces Get Robot Assist

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There is a new orthodontist in town and he is a robot. The SureSmile robot creates a 3D model of a patient's mouth via software and adjust braces according to a desired outcome. It uses heated Copper Ni-Ti metal and bends the wires and the body heat of the patient does the rest. The result is a great smile in 34% less time than normal braces.

Via SureSmile

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at March 29, 2011 11:32 AM
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