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Chinese Robot Dentist Is First To Fit Implants In Patient’s Mouth Without Any Human Involvement


July 2, 2019
by South China Morning Post

Successful procedure raises hopes technology could avoid problems caused by human error and help overcome shortage of qualified dentists

A robot dentist has carried out the first successful autonomous implant surgery by fitting two new teeth into a woman’s mouth, mainland media has reported.

Although there were human medical staff present during the operation, they did not play an active role while it was being carried out.

The one-hour procedure took place in Xian, Shaanxi, on Saturday, according to Science and Technology Daily.

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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1 Comment » for Chinese Robot Dentist Is First To Fit Implants In Patient’s Mouth Without Any Human Involvement
  1. Frank Giesbrecht says:

    What happens if bone grafting is required that was not expected. Obviously a CT guide was part of the procedure.

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