New Technology

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.

Software provider expands dental CPD offering to boost its clinical education capacity

Agilio Software, the UK’s largest provider of healthcare operations software, has significantly enhanced its market-leading iLearn platform by adding more than 100 new clinical courses to boost...

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.

Graduate launches innovative smartphone app to test dental plaque

A smartphone app that scans dental plaque and can flag potential oral hygiene issues has been launched by a University of Bath Mechanical Engineering graduate.