FDA clears Neocis surgical robot for bone reduction

The Yomi surgical robot. [Image from Neocis]Neocis announced today that it received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Yomi surgical robot system for use in guided bone reduction.

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 …

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Neocis raises $40M for dental surgical robot

The Yomi surgical robot. [Image from Neocis website]Robot-assisted dental surgery technology developer Neocis announced today that it completed an oversubscribed financing round worth $40 million.

Miami-based Neocis manufactures Yomi, a computerized robotic navigational system. It provides assistance in the preoperative and intraoperative phases of dental implantation surgery. Yomi provides software for planning procedures and offers robotic navigational guidance for surgical instruments during procedures. The company developed its system for use in partially edentulous and fully edentulous adult patients who qualify for dental implants.

Yomi assists clinicians during all phases of implant placement. Its streamlined digital planning and haptic guidance offer accuracy, efficiency and confidence for clinicians. Its uses often include flapless procedures, a less invasive surgical approach.

An unnamed specialist investor within the dental industry led Neocis…

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FDA clears Neocis robot for full-arch dental implants

[Image courtesy of Neocis]

Neocis said today that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Yomi system for robot-assisted dental implant surgery.

The clearance allows for a new splint attachment, which broadens Yomi’s application to include full arch implant cases as well as partially edentulous cases, or those involving missing teeth.

Get the full story on our WTWH Media sister site The Robot Report. 

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