Dentroid's robotic laser to revolutionize dentistry post-pandemic
The pandemic has rushed this cutting-edge dental technology to the forefront of medical necessity.
Dentroid's "silver bullet" for future dentistry is smaller than a box of matches.
It fits onto an ailing tooth, examines, 3D-maps it using vision systems.
Uses AI and special lights to diagnose what treatment is required.
Then under a dental practitioner's guidance, treats the tooth using "smart" laser beams.
This is for common precedures such as removing decay or preparing for a filling or a crown.
"The diagnosis element is stage one and this is such a critical part."
Next stages are having the device perform the required treatment.
The dentist will use a joystick and a computer mousepad to guide microdrills.
80% reduction in anesthesia needs, seen with this form of treatment.
Tech allows a dentist to perform a procedure from hundreds of kilometres away.
Clinical trials expected to start within the next 18 months.
Mentioned in this article:
Alaa Habeb - Co-inventor, co-founder and CTO of Dentroid Technologies
Dentroid Technologies - dental technology company, Canberra, Australia
Greg Hunt - Australian Minister for Health
Omar Zuaiter - Co-Founder, Co-Inventor and CEO at Dentroid Technologies (Emudent)