#DidYouKnow that translucent polycrystalline alumina, or TPA, is the material used to make invisible braces?
TPA was originally created by NASA Advanced Ceramics Research and a Company called Ceradyne in order to protect the infrared antennae of heat-seeking missile trackers. This translucent, durable technology made for the perfect material for the production of invisible braces. No more metal mouth thanks to the brilliant minds of NASA!
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