Category: Dental Technology

Dig into dental technology, the design and construction of dental tools and appliances.

Dental technicians are making progress all the time, and this section of our blog covers the history of, and future trends for, dental equipment, such as dental x-ray technology.


Dental Filling Failure Linked to Personal Factors, Not Materials

February 9th, 2018 by

Researchers have traditionally linked dental filling failure to the materials used. However, new research suggests that personal factors are also to blame. The results imply that personalized dental care could help improve treatment outcomes. Patient factors like smoking, drinking and […]


VR Improves Dental Experiences, Research Shows

November 29th, 2017 by
Woman looking through Virtual Reality goggles while getting dental work done

A growing number of dentists are finding that VR improves dental experiences for patients. Virtual reality (VR) is technology that transports users into a “virtual world.”  According to recent projections, its use in health care could grow into a $5+ […]


Virtual Reality Might be a Cure for Dental Anxiety

June 27th, 2017 by
Woman looking through Virtual Reality goggles while getting dental work done

Patients who are afraid of the dentist might soon be able to escape to an alternate universe. That’s because dentists can help them leave their fears behind thanks to virtual reality. According to Science Daily, a recent experiment found that […]