A new chip could help solve the problem of not having dental records.
A new device that can be implanted into a tooth could help to save time and hassle for dental professionals.
In this way, a simple scan of a person’s mouth could provide dental professionals with their complete medical history, including any oral health problems, treatments they have received in the past, as well as their personal details.
Elsewhere, Cambridge dentist Dr Brian Swann recently claimed that he is on a mission to stamp out tooth decay and to educate people about good oral health so they can avoid painful trips to the emergency dentist.
He commented: “I’m proud that I’ve been able to do work that’s made a difference in people’s lives around the world.”