32 dental tech innovations in 2022

Here are 32 dental tech innovations Becker's has reported on since Aug. 2:

1. San Francisco-based UCSF Health and UCSF Dentistry integrated patients' oral health and medical records into Epic's electronic health record system.

2. InterDent selected Planet DDS as its new dental software provider.

3. Dental-focused 3D-printing technology companies Formlabs Dental and Digital Smile Design partnered to advance 3D printing in dentistry.

4. Cloud 9 Software, a dental practice management system, acquired orthodontics-focused practice management platform Focus Ortho.

5. A Georgia dentist is first in the state to use the Yomi dental implant robot.

6. Dental robotics company Neocis received FDA 510(k) clearance for the use of its dental implant robot for bone reduction.

7. Biolase reached $12 million in third-quarter revenue, a year-over-year jump of 26 percent.

8. Endalkachew Mersha, DMD, of Discovery Dental in Las Vegas, is using the Yomi Robotic Dental System to perform implant surgery.

9. Sonendo reported $9.8 million in total revenue for the third quarter of 2022.

10. Garden State Smiles in New Jersey added intraoral scanning and cone beam computed tomography at its five offices across the state.

11. ZimVie launched its new dental implant tool, the TSX Implant, in the U.S.

12. Community Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in Milwaukee is using Wisconsin's first dental robot for implant procedures.

13. Dental robotics company Neocis secured $40 million in funding.

14. Sonendo released the next generation of its GentleWave system designed to treat tooth decay.

15. Cyberdontics, a dental robotics company, raised $15 million for the development of a root canal robot.

16. Convergent Dental received FDA 510(k) clearance for the first and only dental laser to reduce mineral loss in dental enamel.

17. John Pawlus, DDS, of Pawlus Dental in Columbus, Ind., is the first dentist in the state to use the Yomi Robotic Dental System to perform dental implant surgery.

18. Chimon Family Dentistry in Albertson, N.Y., recently transitioned to becoming a fully digital dental practice with expanded services.

19. Candid will now provide clear aligner services to Affinity Dental Management practices.

20. Biolase is partnering with Providence Film Group to produce a docuseries covering the history of dentistry and the evolution of dental technology.

21. Samuel DeAngelo, DDS, a periodontist in Cary, N.C., is using the Yomi Robotic Dental System to perform dental implant surgery.

22. Dentsply Sirona is adding Primescan Connect, a laptop-based version of its intraoral scanner Primescan, to its digital dentistry portfolio.

23. SmileDirectClub completed the transition to its newest manufacturing technology at its Tennessee facility to increase productivity by 225 percent.

24. Biolase plans to partner with postgraduate specialty dental programs to expand the use of its laser technology among dental professionals.

25. Keith Flack, DDS, of North Mankato (Minn.) Family Dentistry, is the first dentist in the state to use the Yomi Robotic Dental System for dental implant surgery.

26. Davis Gribble Hollowwa Dental in Albuquerque, N.M., made several investments to improve the patient experience, including staff, an on-site dental lab and technology.

27. A team of engineers and researchers is developing nanotechnology-based oral healthcare products that could hit the market in four to five years.

28. David Lustbader, DMD, who is affiliated with Waltham, Mass.-based DSO 42 North Dental, completed the world's first full arch robotic dental implant procedure with Neocis' Yomi-Go workflow.

29. Researchers at Philadelphia-based Penn Dental Medicine and its Center for Innovation & Precision Dentistry have found that microrobots can be used for detailed endodontic treatments and diagnostics.

30. Sonendo reported a 32 percent year-over-year increase in revenue during the second quarter of 2022.

31. InBrace closed a $45 million financing round.

32. Dee for Dentist, based in Las Vegas, became the first Western U.S. dental practice to use the Primeprint 3D Printing System by Dentsply Sirona, the first medical-grade 3D printer for dentistry.

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