Robot Places First Fully Automated Dental Implant

by Larry Emmott on September 26, 2017

in Future Tech,Theraputics


In China, a robot dentist installed two dental implants for a woman last Saturday, in what could be the world’s first fully automated dental implant surgery, reports the South China Morning Post. Human doctors supervised the whole procedure but did not actively intervene.

Source: China: Robot Conducts First Fully Automated Dental Implant |

THIS IS AMAZING! It is also just the first step. Advancing digital technology will eventually automate most of what dentists do.

Diagnosis, treatment planning and now delivery of care (including surgery) can all be done by machines faster, better and cheaper than a human can do it.

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