Georgia dentist 3D-prints masks for hospital staff

In the wake of a shortage of N95 masks, a Georgia dentist is using his orthodontic office to 3D print substitute masks, according to local news station

Mark Causey, DDS, has already made more than 80 masks in the past few days. He is donating them to local healthcare facilities. While these are not FDA approved, Dr. Causey says they are “better than a bandana, a scarf or a house made mask.”

The masks are complete with a filter and seal. Along with printing the masks, Dr. Causey is offering the public the opportunity to drop off any 3D masks they print and he will fit them with the appropriate seal.

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