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What Space Missions Have Brought Us Earthlings

Posted in: Dentistry, by thecourtyardclinic, on 13th October 2016 | 0 comments
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Astronaut in outer space

Space explorations sometime appear far removed from the day to day experience here on earth. However, investments made on the mission have had a ripple effect here on earth.

Key takeaways:
· Invisible dental braces were an invention of space programs. The transparent ceramic brace brackets make teeth-straightening less embarrassing.

· Space programs have pioneered technologies such as medical imaging such as the computed axial tomography (CAT) scan and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanners.

· Ear thermometers were developed and first used by space scientists. It is a camera-like lens that detects infrared energy emitted as heat.

Freeze-dried food – this reduces food weight and increases shelf life without sacrificing nutritional value, a vital invention to allow astronauts to survive in space. Its spin-offs, from freeze-dried fruit and vegetables to ready meals, can be found in any supermarket.

Read the full story here
https://inews.co.uk/essentials/news/science/space-missions-deliver-giant-boost-earthbound-inventors/

It is one of the first things we notice when we meet someone for the first time, so it’s worth paying as much attention to your smile as you do to other aspects of your appearance.

We are an experienced dental team and are proud to deliver excellence, innovation and results that are second to none, using state of the art techniques in a practice dedicated to your comfort, wellbeing and most importantly, your smile.


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