This represents the second FDA clearance for Neocis this year, and its 14th in total.
Miami-based Neocis designed its Yomi surgical robot for dental surgery. It assists clinicians in the planning and operative phases of dental implant placement. For example, Yomi offers interactive digital planning software and physical guidance for surgical instrumentation.
The new indication for Yomi allows dental professionals to perform robot-guided alveoloplasty of the mandible and/or maxilla. This is commonly referred to as bone reduction, according to a news release.
A CT scan of the patient digitally plans the bone reduction and placement of implants. During the procedure, Yomi’s guide arm provides haptic feedback. This keeps the burr from deviating beyond …