For many people it is a nightmare; a visit to the dentist. And all the more if you have to come back several times for a crown, for example. Minifab 3D wants to make sure that these “cowards” only have to make a single visit and are outside again within half an hour.  Including a new crown in their mouths. This Mexican startup develops 3D printers specifically for dentistry to print crowns, new teeth and dental parts. “Dentists can spare a lot of time, instead of 15 actions they only have to perform three. As a result, patients are lying in the chair for a shorter time.”

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Author profile picture Milan Lenters is a writer and editor. Through IO, he got to know his native city Eindhoven in a different way and sometimes looks with amazement at the many stories that lie ahead.