Seems everybody is afraid that their job will be usurped by some cyborg with artificial intelligence in the not too distant future. Dentists, you might think, are probably down the list as less likely. However a robot in China has recently performed a dental implant procedure without intervention from a human. Granted, the robot was following a set of pre-programmed calculations from a dentist, but already we are seeing that, with a complicit patient a robot is more than capable of carrying out the procedure.
The future looks both frightening and exciting! In the mean time, Northbridge Dentists are here with a slightly more friendly, human touch. Call us old fashioned, but we think it still goes a long way.
Read the article here: http://time.com/4952886/china-world-first-dental-surgery-robot-implant/