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Researchers Have 3D Printed A Solution To One Of The Most Common Sleeping Disorders In The US

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Scientists used a 3-D scanner to create a map of the patient’s mouth and used the results to print a mouthpiece coated with medical-grade plastic, reports Business Insider Australia.

Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and Australian dental company Oventus have discovered a way to 3D print a mouthpiece that can prevent dangerous pauses in breath during sleep.