Entries by Danny Abraham

What is Airway Volume Analysis?

Orthodontists have always had an interest in the upper airway, whether it’s the relationship between the airway and facial type, airway shape, or the airway volume. Most airway volume analysis is conducted using 2-dimensional (2D) cephalograms, which create a 2D airway analysis. This method provides limited data, like angular and…

The Use of AI in Dentistry is the Right Step Forward

Artificial intelligence (AI) isn’t actually a recent invention as it has been around since 1956, when intelligent machines were discussed at a conference for researchers. So, more than half a century later, AI has become part of our lives. It’s so pervasive that it is used in dentistry and for…

How Artificial Intelligence Could Change the Face of Dentistry

What is Artificial Intelligence? Artificial intelligence (AI) isn’t a new concept. In fact, it was first mentioned in the 1950s by Minsky and McCarthy, who were considered to be pioneering experts in the field. They referred to AI as a task performed by a machine or programme that, if a…

ORCA Dental AI and Planmeca Oy Partner for New Technology

ORCA Dental AI, a provider of dental artificial-intelligence (AI) technologies for automatic diagnostics, analysis and treatment planning, and Planmeca Oy, a leading provider of dental imaging solutions, announced today a new partnership to bring artificial-intelligence products that enable instant teeth segmentation and structure identification to the market for the first…

Root Inclination and Today’s Orthodontics

Before orthodontic treatment can begin, it is important to obtain the precise mesiodistal angulation and faciolingual inclination for all teeth being treated. Current technology focuses the most on crown angulation and inclination in general, while the roots do not receive as much attention as they should. Positioning roots correctly is…