Digital dentistry goes hand in hand with dental imaging. During the last decade, imaging has started to play a more dominant role in daily practice, not only in relation to radiologic diagnosis, yet and surely also in relation to surgical and treatment planning. These changes may create a need to redefine the role of dentomaxillofacial radiologists within the dental team. This digital evolution may also require to reconsider education and training. Digital imaging may even revolutionize oral healthcare by the introduction of artificial intelligence and its potential for education, diagnosis and treatment planning.
We need to wonder how AI can help to reshape dentistry of the future.