Re: Rebuilding uncle's jaw.

From: Brad W. Wright, Ph.D., P.E. (
Date: Fri Mar 27 1998 - 18:23:17 EET


Another group that has done a lot of prosthetics and maxillofacial
reconstructive modeling
is Noel Labs out in San Luis Obispo, CA. John Noel has quite a bit of
background in
using a Cubital to make medical models. I think most of his work has been for
the VA. His email
address is:

His phone number is:
                          (805) 541-0665

It has been about a year since I talked to him, but give him a call. He
certainly helped me out.

Brad Wright
Wright Engineering and Applied Technologies

C.McArdle wrote:

> My uncle has been diagnosed with cancer in his gums and part of his jaw on
> one side is going to have to be removed, leaving a thin section of jawbone
> remaining. I recall awhile back discussion regarding medical applications,
> but I can't recall who and what.
> Does anyone on the list have information regarding applications that
> provide or lead to customized prosthetic devices of a type that would
> enable the jawbone to be reinforced/virtually replaced?
> He is undergoing surgery as soon as next week, so anything you might have
> quickly is appreciated.
> Chris
> For more information about the rp-ml, see

For more information about the rp-ml, see

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.2 : Tue Jun 05 2001 - 22:45:11 EEST