5 Emerging Technologies that will Transform Dental Industry in 2022

5 Emerging Technologies that will Transform Dental Industry in 2022

Healthcare Tech Outlook | Tuesday, July 05, 2022

Dentists will be able to create personalized devices that meet each patient's specific needs thanks to 3D printing

FREMONT, CA: In recent years, the dentistry profession has seen numerous changes. As a result, dentists may now provide better treatment for their patients and improve dental care thanks to new technologies. However, the most important innovations that will shape the dental industry's future are.

3D printing

3D printing techniques can transform how dentists make prostheses and other dental appliances. This will result in more comfortable and better-fitting devices and lower waste and production costs. The creation of dental splints is one such example. Dental splints are mouth guards made to fit the patient's jaw and mouth muscles. Manufacturers can utilize 3D printing to capture live jaw movement in patients and use that information to make a soft dental splint. These splints are manufactured with 3D printing and fit properly in a patient's mouth, providing a protective coating for the teeth.

Dental Implants

Dental implant technology is shaping the dental industry's future. Dental implants are teeth replacements that are inserted surgically into the jawbone. They can support dental appliances such as dentures or replace missing teeth.

Digital Dentistry

Perhaps the most exciting advancement is in digital dentistry. This technology enables dentists to create precise, patient-specific treatment plans. In addition, dentists can design and fabricate custom crowns, bridges, and veneers using CAD/CAM systems.

Lasers Dentistry

Laser dentistry is useful for various procedures such as teeth whitening, cavity removal, and gum surgery. Lasers can precisely target specific areas while causing minimal damage to surrounding tissue. As a result, they are a safe and effective option.


Teledentistry is the application of telecommunications to provide dental care. This can include providing dental education to diagnose and treat dental problems remotely.

The dental industry is changing and evolving all the time. New technologies that can improve the quality of dental care are being developed. These technologies will help shape the future of the dental industry and make dental care more accessible and affordable for everyone.

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