The Increasing Prevalence of Technology Within the Dental Industry

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The Increasing Prevalence of Technology Within the Dental Industry

Much like other medical professionals, the dentist is now able to take full advantage of digital technology which continues to evolve. The end results are whiter teeth, a healthier smile and fewer chances of cavities. Many will be surprised to learn the extent of these advancements. As such digital techniques become more prevalent, the role of the dentist may become redefined.

What are some examples which illustrate how this field is changing?

– Specialised lasers can improve the bonds between teeth and fillings while addressing other issues such as minor lesions within the mouth.

– The incorporation of smart technology within toothbrushes helps to guarantee a whiter and brighter smile.

– High-definition cameras provide extremely detailed views of the inside of the mouth and the gums.

“A digital platform in dentistry means that all patient information, imaging systems, and CAD/CAM data work together in a connected pattern.”

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Dr. Biju Philip

Dr. Philip (GMC No: 6072826) is a medical doctor with more than 20 years experience, of which 13 years has been in the field of Anaesthetics and Critical Care. He has also undergone extensive training in Dental Sedation and Facial Aesthetics, including Botox and dermal filler treatments, which he now practices in our dental surgery in Exning. He also works as an Anaesthetist at West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St. Edmunds.