Within a decade, dentistry will progressively move towards being digitized, flexible and portable—not just in developed countries, but almost around the world.
Try and picturize this: You go in for your planned dental check-up and learnabout the cavity that’s got built-up in your precious enamels. But to your amazement, instead of a lengthy process that encompasses drilling into your tooth, your dental expertactually shoots in a laser beam into your mouth, followed by injecting a paste. Voila! Your tooth is fixed. Was this scenario anywhere close to being a science fiction revolving around dentists? This situation is really not too far-fetched. The upcoming years of dental technology will flock in radical new oral health methods that will transformenduing painful dental appointments into swift and effortless visits.
The dentist’s chamber in the coming years will have very little semblance to the ones visited by patients today: offices staffed by one or two dentists and a couple of hygienists who have treated families for generations. Within a decade, dentistry will progressively move towards being digitized, flexible and portable—not just in developed countries, but almost around the world. Dental experts belonging to the generation of Millennial’s are already embracing this huge dental transition.
The biggest challenge posed by the dental profession in recent times is to enhance the quality of oral health while disabling both extrinsic and essential factors which may adversely affect the progress. The collective efforts of dental education, dental research, and dental practice will be needed to enable the dental sector to maintain the quality of the present system and to meet the myriad changes that will graph the new directions in the future.
There are many transitions that can be observed due to digital dental technologies. The first and foremost, is better communication. Lucidity in communication is boosted by electronic patient records that offer platforms for clear conversation between dentists, patients, dental laboratory technicians, and third-party stakeholders. This major paradigm shift aids in advancing the quality of work by making treatments an easy and painless affair
Impact and influence of digitalization in dentistry.
The more recent advancements in dentistry involve the approval of digital technologies in all forms to advance the excellence of care, and patient understandings. Digital dentistry comprises the broad aspects of technologies that bring the communication, documentation, production and delivery of dental treatment under the canopy of computer-based algorithms. In the zone of the new-age dentistry three-dimensional images that have been designed on surface scanning, radiographic and photographic sets help to effortlessly capture the evidence of diagnosis.
The below mentioned world-class inventions in technology enable in bestowing patients with superior results.
This article is written by Dr. Shantanu Jaradi, Founder & CEO – Dentzz Dental