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Old 12-10-2018, 04:00 PM
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Default Texas prisons to start 3D-printing dentures for toothless inmates

Texas prisons to start 3D-printing dentures for toothless inmates

"David Ford has teeth.

They’re not real, and they’re prison issued. But the 58-year old wants you to see them, flashing a full smile at every opportunity.

“I feel like I’m back,” he said.

The Harris County man waited four years before finally getting his dentures in November after a Houston Chronicle investigation revealed that toothless inmates in Texas prisons were routinely denied dental prosthetics and instead forced to gum their food or drink it, pureed in cups."


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[quote=choclgs;7755305]Texas prisons to start 3D-printing dentures for toothless inmates

"David Ford has teeth.

They’re not real, and they’re prison issued. But the 58-year old wants you to see them, flashing a full smile at every opportunity.

“I feel like I’m back,” he said.

The Harris County man waited four years before finally getting his dentures in November after a Houston Chronicle investigation revealed that toothless inmates in Texas prisons were routinely denied dental prosthetics and instead forced to gum their food or drink it, pureed in cups."



I heard they have to have been there 7 years before they'll do that.
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What a great idea!
too bad tho if they have to be there for 7 years before they would do it. Would make more sense to do it sooner rather than later. Especially if the inmate has a long sentence.
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