Dental Training on the Nintendo Wii

The Nintendo Wii has revolutionized how people play video games. Well, three Scottish dental students think it can do even more than that.

In their final year at the University of Glasgow Dental School, the students developed a way to use the video gaming system to simulate providing dental treatment to a virtual dental patient. They were rewarded with the school’s Dental Innovation Technology Ideas Award.

Though similar computer programs already exist, using the Wii as a platform would make the training more accessible to students. “The use of Wii technology could be a really innovative and cost-effective solution which students could use to improve their manual dexterity,” said the university’s Dr David Watson said.

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