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Is it possible to use 5 G in dental medicine education?

Dzhendo Dzhendov, Gergana Georgieva

Abstract

Information and communication technologies have reached their peak in recent years. With the development of virtual reality technologies, sensors and robotics, dental simulators provide better working conditions and facilitate the transition from the traditional simulation laboratory to the clinic. Innovations in digital technology, telemedicine, 5G technology and artificial intelligence (AI) create new opportunities for teaching dental students. Dentistry is a very precise specialty and the development of technology allows progress in the clinical training of dental students. The aim of the present study is to investigate the possibility of applying 5G technologies in the education of dental students. Using new technologies, dental simulators can now create an environment in which medical university students can practice clinical procedures such as prosthetic dentistry, endodontics, prosthetic dentistry, implantology  and even extractions.


Keywords

5G, education, virtual reality, telemedicine

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