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Smile: Nanocrystals in glass–ceramic dentures provide strength, natural appearance

By / January 10, 2012

Making glass-ceramics at Jena University. Credit: Jan-Peter Kasper, FSU. James Bond fans know well the villain Jaws, a character in The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker. Jaws wasn’t concerned about appearance as long as his powerful steel teeth could be sunk into a foe. But, finding strong and natural-appearing materials for artificial teeth for use…

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