Artificial Intelligence Dental Image Reading Market Analysis

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Technology Vendors - AI in Dentistry: Images

Six technological vendors offering artificial intelligence services to dentists include Pearl, ORCA Dental AI, VideaHealth, Dentem, Denti.AI, and Cellmatiq.

Pearl

  • Pearl is a software company in the dental industry with its "focus on solving challenging issues in the dental industry." The company was founded in 2019 with an estimate of 11 to 50 employees.
  • Pearl is a private company built on the "notion that artificial intelligence can be the dental practitioner’s always-on assistant and the patient’s most trustworthy friend." The company offers technological solutions that prioritize the needs of the dentist and the patient. Pearl leverages 10 years of computer vision experience in ushering a "new wave of AI-powered dentistry tools."
  • Tools such as the "Second Opinion" is a visual platform that puts an end to inconsistent x-ray readings. The platform is designed to identify pathologies instantly. Additionally, the Second Opinion platform by pearl is "trained on x-rays annotated by a team of world-renowned dentists" and makes use of the dentists' live feedback to improve its system.
  • Other dentistry tools offered by Pearl to dentists include Practice Intelligence and Smart Margins.

ORCA Dental AI

  • ORCA is a private company that was founded in 2017. The company's primary focus is on creating dental imaging solutions that improve dental practices. The dental company has an estimate of 2 to 10 employees and headquarters in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • ORCA Dental combines its clinical expertise with machine learning, AI technologies, and based on x-rays, CTs, and intraoral scans to create diagnostic reports, treatment plan suggestions, and smart clinical predictions for its users. The company boasts of its ability to provide dental image interpretation and accurate treatment plan to oral health specialists.
  • The company's provides solutions for different categories, such as orthodontics, prosthetics, and diagnostics. Dental software companies and dental imaging system providers are beneficiaries of their solutions. Additionally, independent dental practitioners also leverage this solution for superior dental care.
  • Some partners and clients of ORCA include NewTom and Coast Dental and Orthodontics.

VideaHealth

  • VideaHealth is a software company that was founded in 2018. The company's software integrates AI technology to enable dentists to detect pathologies in dental imaging and avoid missing diseases. VideaHealth has an estimate of 2 to 10 employees and headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • VideaHealth offers 2 tools that are integrated with AI. They are the "VideaHealth insights" and "VideaHealth detect." These tools give dentists the ability to use AI technology to analyze x-rays and detect potential lesions. Dentists are provided with an advanced diagnosis for their patients.
  • The company offers improved accuracy, quick detection, and improved health for dentists. Feedback from dentists indicates that the company's services are effective. The general dentist in Phoenix, AZ, stated, "this was a great experience, Videa showed me pathologies that I would have missed on my own. Very impressed."

Cellmatiq

  • Cellmatiq is a private company that was founded in 2018. The software company develops artificial intelligence technology that helps benefit patients and medical professionals. Cellmatiq has an estimate of 2 to 10 employees and its headquarters in Hamburg, Germany.
  • The company's first product DentaliQ uses "artificial intelligence automation in the identification of relevant diagnostic points in x-rays and reduces the analysis time from 15 minutes to mere seconds — thereby allowing dentists to focus more on their diagnostics and treatment plans."
  • Specifically, the DentaliQ ortho uses AI technology is assisting dentists in the physiology and pathology of orofacial structures.

Denti.AI

  • Denti.AI is a software company that was founded in 2008. The private company has an estimate of 11 to 50 employees. Denti.AI is focused on providing "automated diagnostics for X-ray images in dentistry." The company has its headquarters in Ontario, Canada.
  • The company enables dentists to interpret x-ray images and also allows for the detection of 30% of more pathologies using artificial intelligence. Denti.AI offers services such as "second opinion" from professional radiologists and consistency.
  • In addition to reading dental images, Dent.AI enables dental practices to gain profitability, quality, and speed. The company offers a computer-assisted diagnosis of dental images down to the preparation of clinical assessment report on the clinical letterhead.

Dentem

  • Dentem is a private company that was founded in 2016. The company aims to empower dental services all over the globe. Dentem has an estimate of 2 to 10 employees and headquarters in Toronto, Ontario.
  • The company is making use of artificial intelligence to identify problems within dental x-rays. DX Vision is a product/service offered by Dentem. This product makes it easier and faster for dental practitioners to detect issues and provides a second opinion within x-rays.
  • Additionally, Dentem provides other products/services such as the Dentem scheduler and clinical. These services "integrate machine learning APIs, including the ability to auto-populate tooth charting. It offers dental practice software services that synchronize appointments across all platforms and maintains all patients' records electronically."

Research Strategy

To carry out this research, the research team started by going through dentistry news reports, healthcare publications, journals, and AI industry reports and publications. We were hoping to identify key players in AI services to dentists. This search method proved fruitful because we identified publications from Aithority, Forbes, and Healthcare Techs listing the top 10 dental tech companies and key players in the AI dental services industry. The research team analyzed these lists and selected companies that focus on using artificial intelligence in reading dental x-rays or AI-based dental image reading software and also provided these services to dentists. Through this analysis, we were able to identify the 6 companies listed above.
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Technology Vendors - AI in Dentistry: Images - The Findings Part One

Pearl offers different products/services to dentists, including Second Opinion, Smart Margin, and Practice Intelligence, while the ORCA Dental company provides solutions specific to orthodontics, prosthetics, and diagnostics.

Pearl

Services

  • Pearl offers dentists products/services that are built from 10 years of computer vision experience. Being a private company, Pearl aims to offer a new stream of dentistry tools, namely "Second Opinion," Smart Margin, and Practice Intelligence. The company's products/services are categorized under practitioners and DSOS, dental laboratories, and insurance.
  • The practitioners and DSOS category consist of products/services such as Second Opinion and Practice Intelligence. Second Opinion is a "computer vision platform trained on x-rays annotated by a team of world-renowned dentists and can instantly identify dozens of common pathologies." Additionally, the platform utilizes the dentists' live feedback to improve the system. On the other hand, Practice Intelligence provides dentists with valuable data to make crucial business decisions, such as hiring, marketing, training, and return on investment (ROI).
  • Dental laboratory is another category of products/services offered to dentists, which consists of unique tools such as Smart Margins and the Scan Clarity Score. This service utilizes AI-powered technology to carry out dental restoration processes accurately. The Smart Margin tool has been trained by "dental professionals to score scans and execute margin marking with accuracy instantly." This saves the dentist time and expense. Scan Quality Score provides clarity in analyzing the quality of margins; this benefits the dentist and clients.
  • Finally, the Insurance category consists of Claim Review Automation and the Pearl Protect. This service is offered to dentists to enable them to process the thousands of claims received daily. The platform analyzes radiographs while maintaining specific requirements. Pearl Protect detects and "highlights suspicious claims, cleric errors, and eliminates direct fraud."

Target Customers

  • The company's target market is the dental and healthcare industry, with dental practitioners being the primary customer target. According to Ophir Tanz, the CEO of Pearl, "We serve all the primary constituents in the dental category: manufacturers, software providers, insurance companies, laboratories, and dental service organizations."

Revenue

  • According to the official LinkedIn profile, the last funding round was in May 2019. The company generated an estimate of $11 million dollars.
  • The company has an estimated annual revenue of $3 million dollars.

ORCA Dental AI

Services

  • ORCA Dental AI is a private company which develops automated dental imaging solutions to improve dental practice within the industry. The company's imaging solutions are for dentists, including specialists such as orthodontists and prosthodontists.
  • ORCA Dental leverages AI to develop dental algorithms that produce accurate scan analysis, real-time diagnostics, optimized treatment planning, and reports for oral health care providers worldwide. The company provides solutions specific to different specialties, namely orthodontics, prosthetics, and diagnostics.
  • Their solution for orthodontics includes cephalometric analysis, teeth segmentation, and airway analysis. ORCA's service involves automated and instant cephalometric analysis based on x-rays or CBCT scans; this enables practitioners to construct treatment plans for their patients. The service also involves leveraging technologies for airway volume analyses.
  • The solution for prosthetics involves nerve canal identification, the panoramic Imaging of the mandibular and maxillary arch. ORCA utilizes machine learning and AI technologies to deliver structure identification solutions. The service provides "coordinates of the mandibular and maxillary arch, enabling accurate outline of the arch anatomy."
  • Their diagnostics solution entails automation and instant caries detection. Diagnostics across the dental industry is a challenging task; this led to the development of a diagnostics solution to help dentists automatically detect and highlight clinical findings more accurately. ORCA's support system analyzes multiple image sources and provides insights into the patients' dental condition.

Target Customers

Revenue

  • The company has an estimated annual revenue of $7 million.

Research Strategy

To carry out this research, the research team started by analyzing the companies' websites, official LinkedIn profiles, consumer reports, and industry reports. We were hoping to locate the services offered to dentists, target customers, and revenue information. This search method proved fruitful because we were able to locate most of the information needed. We relied on trusted media sites such as Zoominfo for revenue estimations because these companies are private companies and are under no obligation to publish any financial information.
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Technology Vendors - AI in Dentistry: Images - The Findings Part Two

VideaHealth offers different products/services to dentists, including "Videa Detect" and "Videa Insights," while the Cellmatiq company provides services such as DentaliQ ortho and modality.

VideaHealth

Services

  • VideaHealth is a private software company that offers services to dentists. These services leverage the company's AI technology and help the dentists "detect pathologies in dental imaging, avoid missing diseases, and effectively communicate treatment recommendations to patients."
  • The company's products/services are categorized into two, namely "Videa Insights" and "Videa Detect." VideaHealth boasts of its ability to help dentists to detect the most advanced diagnosis for their patients. The company's product/service, Videa Detect, leverages AI technology to "analyze x-rays and identify potential lesions." This product is said to identify 25% more pathologies than the regular dentists.
  • On the other hand, Videa Insights enables dentists to improve treatment plans and patients satisfaction, all with the aid of AI technologies. The product achieves this by the analysis of the dentists' data and the detection of coding errors.
  • The company's unique products/services are developed with an emphasis on clinical focus, AI expertise, and regulatory and compliance. Additionally, VideaHealth offers services in the claims review process.
  • VideaHealth products/services are directed towards improved health through early detection and improved accuracy.

Target Customers

  • While the company's focus is on the dental industry, VideaHealth's target customers are dentists and dental organizations and insurers. Feedback from customers indicates that the products/services improve dentistry services. According to a general dentist in Phoenix, AZ, "this was a great experience, Videa showed me pathologies that I would have missed on my own. Very impressed."

Revenue

  • According to the official LinkedIn profile, the company's last funding round was in September 2019, and the company generated an estimate of $5.4 million.
  • VideaHealth has an estimated annual revenue of $2 million.

Cellmatiq

Services

  • Cellmatiq is a private software company with a mission to "extend complex image analysis beyond current human capabilities and automatically detect and classify structural patterns." The company's first product/service DentaliQ leverages "AI technology in the automation and identification of relevant diagnostic points in x-rays and reduces the analysis time from 15 minutes to mere seconds — thereby allowing dentists to focus more on their diagnostics and treatment plans."
  • Specifically, the company's products/services to dentists include DentaliQ ortho and DentaliQ modality, while other products/services such as DentaliQ mature and caries are still in development. DentaliQ ortho allows dentists to carry out cephalometric analysis and also assist in quantifying the physiology and pathology of orofacial structures. The DentaliQ orthos is an "EU / CE certified MDD class 1 medical device available to dental practitioners." Additionally, the company's applications for dentistry are "cloud-ready AI-as-a-Service" that can be integrated with image devices and software.
  • DentaliQ modality provides the service of image modality classification to dentists. When completely developed, products/services such as the DentaliQ caries and mature would allow dentists to perform the following functions. Firstly, dentists would be able to detect pathologies on x-ray images and support dental caries diagnostics. Secondly, dentists would be able to utilize cervical vertebral maturation (CVM) to assess patients' maturation for ideal treatment plans.

Target Customers

Funding

Research Strategy

To carry out this research, the research team started by analyzing the companies' websites, official LinkedIn profiles, consumer reports, and industry reports. We were hoping to locate the services offered to dentists, target customers, and financial information. This search method proved fruitful because we were able to identify most of the information needed. We relied on trusted media sites such as Zoominfo for revenue estimations because these companies are private companies and are under no obligation to publish any financial information. However, trusted media sites such as Crunchbase, Zoominfo, and Craft.co did not provide revenue estimations for the Cellmatiq company.


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Technology Vendors - AI in Dentistry: Images - The Findings Part Three

Both companies, Denti.AI and Dentem, offer second opinion services to dentists. Annual revenue is estimated to be $1 million for the Dentem company, while Denti.AI had its last funding round in August 2018.

Denti.AI

Services

  • Denti.AI is a private software company that leverages AI technology to deliver solutions to dental service operations across North America. Denti.AI offers different services to dentists, including the automated diagnostics of x-ray images and an analytics platform for centralizing clinical data.
  • The products/services offered by Denti.AI allow dentists to perform the following functions, dental image annotation, a tentative diagnosis of pathology, and result processing.
  • Denti.AI is confident in its ability to help dentists interpret x-rays and identify 30% more pathologies using AI technology. Denti.AI offers a "second opinion" to dentists with the aid of graphical visualizations; this enables the dentist to focus on early treatment plans with modern technology.
  • Additionally, the company provides dentists with an analytics platform that works in 4 steps; firstly, dentists can upload x-rays and other dental images. Secondly, pathologies are detected and highlighted with marks, thirdly diagnosis, and finally, the preparation of an assessment report with clinical letterhead, which can be printed out.
  • The computer-assisted diagnostics platform increases speed for dentists and generates more profits.

Target Customers

  • The company's target market is the dental industry. Dent.AI focuses on dental service operators across North America.
  • On the other hand, customer reviews are positive. Alexey Krasnov, a dental radiologist, stated, "I think that Denti.AI improves the quality of my diagnostics. I have access to a second opinion; the program doesn't get tired, there's no chance of missing an obvious pathology. This is especially helpful in detecting zones with suspected periodontitis and caries. Detailed assessments are much easier to compile; less time is spent on paperwork and routine tasks."

Funding

  • The company's last funding round was in August 2018, while the total funding amount for Denti.AI is estimated to be $360,000.

Dentem

Services

  • Dentem is a private software company that was founded in 2016. The company provides a platform that allows dentists to empower their practice, schedule time, and electronically store dental records. Dentem is said to be the "world’s only mobile, easy to use dental practice management application and web-based software that will actually save you money and time."
  • The company offers distinctive products/services, namely Dx Vision, D Assistant, and a Dentem 2.0 platform. Dx Vision provides dentists with a second opinion on detecting problems within x-rays, while the D assistant and the 2.0 platform are yet to be released by the company. Upon completion, the D Assistant would help dentists' with repetitive tasks.
  • Dentem also offers additional products/services to dentists such as Dentem Scheduler, Clinical, and Professional. The Dentem Scheduler allows dentists to organize their agendas with one powerful tool; this tool also allows synchronization across all devices and works in real-time. Dentem Clinical allows dentists to securely maintain and access patients' medical records electronically.
  • All the company's products are accessible to the platform.

Target Customers

Revenue

  • The company's last funding round was in March 2018, and the total funding amount is estimated to be $290,800.
  • Dentem has an estimated annual revenue of $1 million.

Research Strategy

To carry out this research, the research team started by analyzing the companies' websites, official LinkedIn profiles, consumer reports, and industry reports. We were hoping to locate the services offered to dentists, target customers, and financial information. This search method proved fruitful because we were able to identify most of the information needed. We relied on trusted media sites such as Zoominfo for revenue estimations because these companies are private companies and are under no obligation to publish any financial information.
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Market Size - AI dental image and X-ray reading technology market.

Market Size

Research Strategy

The research team started by searching through industry reports and market reports; through this method, we were hoping to identify the market size of the global dental imaging market, projected growth, and major companies within the market. This method proved fruitful because we were able to locate industry reports from PR Newswire that stated this information. To do our due diligence, we went further to corroborate the information identified.
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