This artificial intelligence technology from from VideaHealth will help clinicians detect caries early and more often and is now cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Dental artificial intelligence (AI) company VideaHealth has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issues 510(k) clearance for Videa Caries Assist. Videa Caries Assist, a caries detection algorithm powered by AI. This AI algorithm is able to catch caries early, and trials done by the FDA indicate that the number of missed caries was 43% for dentists using this AI.
This algorithm is based on the Videa Factory, a dataset with more than 100 million data points from a variety of dental sources such as practices, DSOs, and insurance companies. With this unique and diverse coalition of data, Videa is able to better represent a wider pool of patients, according to founder and CEO Florian Hillen.
“Our biggest priority as a team is ensuring that our solution is effective across diverse patient populations and helps dentists deliver the most accurate diagnoses,” Hillen said in a press release from the company. “This paves the way for more appropriate dental treatment recommendations and the opportunity for dentists to foster deeper patient engagement.”
Videa Caries Assist is now cleared by the FDA, allowing it to set a standard for AI caries detection in the industry, according to the press release.