Chinese Robot Dentist First to Fit Implants in Patient’s Mouth Without Human Assistance

Published by , September 24, 2017 11:46 pm

(SouthChinaMorningNews)  A robot dentist in China has carried out the first successful autonomous implant surgery by fitting two new 3D-printed teeth into a woman’s mouth. The technology was designed to overcome mainland China’s shortage of qualified dentists and frequent surgical errors.
The implants were fitted to within a margin of error of 0.2-0.3mm, reaching the required standard for this kind of operation, experts said.

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