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Syrian man whose jawbone was smashed from bullet in civil war gets titanium prosthesis

A 23-year-old Syrian citizen has undergone a pioneering jaw implant made from titanium - one of the most precious metals on Earth - after suffering a bullet wound in his country’s civil war that completely destroyed his lower jaw.
Haifa’s Rambam Medical Center announced the successful operation using the customized artificial jawbone created on a 3D printer. The Israeli dental implant company that manufactures the implants - Ashdod-based AB Dental - provided the Syrian man with the metal “bone” at no charge, while the Health and Defense Ministries and Rambam covered the cost of the procedure.
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