Dental Health: Current ResearchISSN: 2470-0886

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Commentary, Dent Health Curr Res Vol: 7 Issue: 12

Digital Dentistry and Remodelling the Dental Profession with Advanced Digital Technology

Rahena Akhter*

School of Dentistry and Health Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Australia

*Corresponding Author:
Rahena Akhter
School of Dentistry and Health Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Australia

Received Date: December 01, 2021; Accepted Date: December 17, 2021; Published Date: December 24, 2021

Citation: Akhter R (2021) Digital Dentistry and Remodelling the Dental Profession with Advanced Digital Technology. Dent Health Curr Res 7:12. 174.

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Keywords: digital technology, dental, oral, clinical


Advanced digital technology is unexpectedly converting the world, in addition to remodelling the dental profession. The adoption of digital technology in dentistry allied with efficient processes, and accurate high-strength substances are changing old techniques to enhance overall patients’ experiences and outcomes. A sort of digital devices along with laser scanners, holography, intraoral and face scanners, cone beam computed tomography (CBCT), software for computer-assisted design/computer-assisted manufacturing (CAD/ CAM), and 3-D printing offer new ability options to update the guide responsibilities and enhance the quality of care and patient experiences. This technology has several advantages, including accurate measurements, storage, and time-saving in addition to online consultation and presentation, providing information exchange with different facilities for planning and appraising clinical tactics and remedies. Even coaching and research tools substantially benefited from these innovations, with software for teaching dentistry (along with 3-D software for learning anatomy or 3-D simulation applications for surgical procedures), digital archiving of patient records and convenient/rapid sharing of them over the Internet, digital bibliographic assistance in dental research, or other utilities.

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Some Digital Techniques Being Utilized by Dentists in Place of Traditional Methods Include:

Digital X-rays in place of traditional radiographs. Instead of the use of a radiograph to get a whole picture of the teeth, an electronic sensor or phosphor plate is placed in the mouth; an image is captured and sent to a computer for viewing. This is much faster and extra efficient than an x-ray and exposes the patient to much less radiation.

The diode laser is used in the place of the traditional “explorer” to find cavities. The explorer is the device that dentists use to poke the teeth, to test for decay in the grooves of the teeth. Now dentists are switching to a laser to factor out cavities. The higher the quantity of decay, the more the tooth will glow while the beam of the laser hits it.

CAD/CAM technology which stands for “computer-assisted design” and “computer-assisted manufacture” outcomes is much less dental visits for certain procedures. Traditionally to make a replacement tooth, a plaster mould of the tooth is made and sent to a laboratory to make an everlasting one. CAD/CAM technology takes a photo of the enamel that is sent to a computer, wherein a digital impression is made and the substitute tooth may be made an awful lot faster. There is no need to create a physical mould.

Dedicated 3-D digital impression systems, which, similarly to CAD/CAM technology, could make final restorations from digitally scanned data, instead of plaster models of the enamel (like in traditional techniques). Work time is reduce down due to the fact plaster models of the enamel do now no longer ought to be sent to a lab and digital data may be saved, not like old information saved on hard disks that may be easily lost.

Electronic prescriptions in place of physical copies make maintaining track of a affected person’s data less difficult and enhance patient experience.

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