3D print technology used to advance dental and facial reconstruction

7 June 2021

UQ School of Dentistry Head of School Professor Saso Ivanovski features in Bite Magazine about the new Centre for Orofacial Regeneration, Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (COR3).

COR3 Centre Director Professor Ivanovski said the team’s exceptional skills and experience has the potential to advance orofacial regeneration, reconstruction and rehabilitation and improve patient outcomes.

“In addition to 3D-printed custom scaffolds for teeth and facial components, nanotechnology will be used to alter metal implants for cell growth and drug delivery,” Professor Ivanovski said.

“Led by a new generation of dentistry researchers, clinicians and students, the team will diagnose and treat disease via nano-scaled particles in saliva.

“We’ve brought together an international team of outstanding professionals who are leading the world and creating change with exciting new discoveries.”

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