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Taking the Guesswork Out of Dental Care with Artificial Intelligence

June 24, 2022
by MIT News


“Dentists are doing a great job given all the things they have to deal with,” says Wardah Inam SM ’13, PhD ’16.

Inam is the co-founder of Overjet, a company using artificial intelligence to analyze and annotate X-rays for dentists and insurance providers. Overjet seeks to take the subjectivity out of X-ray interpretations to improve patient care.

“It’s about moving toward more precision medicine, where we have the right treatments at the right time,” says Inam, who co-founded the company with Alexander Jelicich ’13. “That’s where technology can help. Once we quantify the disease, we can make it very easy to recommend the right treatment.”

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