New Technology

Behavioural therapy app developed to help patients overcome dental fear

A new app created by researchers at NYU College of Dentistry and Penn School of Dental Medicine uses smartphones and virtual reality to help people face their fears.

What are the best digital systems for endodontists?

Stephen Claffey considers how technology can help improve care.

Regrowing teeth – is the dream still alive?

Michael Sultan looks at recent scientific research.

Scientists investigate using tissue regeneration to replace root canal treatments

A new study has explored the regenerative properties of a novel technology with applications beyond the mouth.

Brush biopsy enables early detection of oral cancer without surgery

A test invented by University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) researchers allows dentists to screen for...

The new face of orthodontics

Stuart Clark discusses integrating new technologies into your workflow.

Researchers develop game-changing implant technology

A team from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Dentistry, led by Takahiro Ogawa, has culminated a decade of dental implant research with the development of cutting-edge...

Dental care of the future

Loven Ganeswaran discusses the evolution of patient expectations and knowledge.

Tools designed to improve the treatment of head and neck cancer

A University of Kentucky (UK) researcher is working to develop new techniques for radiation treatment to improve survival rates of patients with a specific type of cancer.

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New Technology

New Technology

‘Workplace AI revolution isn’t happening yet,’ survey shows

The UK risks a growing divide between organisations who have invested in new, artificial intelligence-enabled digital technologies and those who haven’t, new research suggests.

Stem-cell-derived organoids secrete tooth enamel proteins

Organoids have now been created from stem cells to secrete the proteins that form dental enamel, the substance that protects teeth from damage and decay. A multi-disciplinary team of scientists from...

Dentists could soon have a new AI co-pilot to detect tooth decay

An artificial intelligence (AI) platform is allowing dentists and dental students to read radiograms (X-rays) with higher accuracy, helping them to better detect tooth decay and gum diseases.

Ground-breaking oral cancer treatment developed

LightOx, a Newcastle-based drug development company, has received an initial £400k investment from Northstar Ventures to help develop its product to revolutionise oral cancer treatment.

Californian software company invests £10m to bring smiles to Glasgow

Glasgow is to benefit from 75 new software jobs being created, thanks to Californian dental software company, Planet DDS, choosing to locate its technology development and support centre in Scotland.

Partnership bridges academia and industry to create unprecedented opportunities

In a move that would seem inevitable in hindsight, Dentaverse, a leading innovator in dental technology, has forged a strategic alliance with the prestigious University Saint Joseph of Beirut (USJ).

Artificial intelligence used for the early detection of gum inflammation

A groundbreaking study led by researchers at the Faculty of Dentistry of the University of Hong Kong (HKU), in collaboration with multiple international institutions, has successfully demonstrated the...

Consultation app aimed to improve the patient experience launches

Allergan Aesthetics, an AbbVie company and a global leader in medical aesthetics treatments, has announced the launch of its new patient education and consultation app, AMI Education and Consultation....

Study examines the implications of using artificial intelligence generators in dentistry

Research published in the Cureus Journal of Medical Science found that ChatGPT could have advantages if it were integrated into dental care.

Changing views on the restorability of teeth

Alyn Morgan explores how attitudes towards endodontics are shifting.

From diagnostics to restorative treatment: how digital scanning makes the difference

Olivier Boujenah and Ingo Baresel shared insights about the power and scope of intraoral scanners in the latest 2023 Digital Excellence Series webinar, an educational program launched by Align...

Nanorobotic system for targeting oral fungal infections

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania’s (Penn) School of Dental Medicine and Penn Engineering have developed a new way to rapidly and precisely eradicate fungal infections in the mouth by...

Maximise your earning potential

Cheryl Hayes explores how to optimise your team and utilise automated technology.

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