Overjet, a Boston-based firm, has claimed that FDA has approved its AI-powered software, Caries Assist, in the diagnoses of cavities. Overjet has expanded its platform in dentistry as previously, the software had been approved for the treatment of gum disease. Caries Assist has shown promising results during experimentation. The software has increased the accuracy rate by 32%, as compared to human diagnosis, through AI-assisted data analysis. With the help of this innovation, orthodontics will observe less ‘missed cavity’ cases. Although companies like VideaHealth also employs AI, Overjet claims to stand out as it detects gum disease as well as cavities.
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