11 teledentistry, AI updates

May 16, 2022

Here are 11 stories on Dentsply Sirona, SmileDirectClub, Candid and more that Becker's has reported on since May 3:

1. Dental technology company Overjet received FDA 510(k) clearance for its artificial intelligence-powered cavity detection and outlining software, Caries Assist.

2. The state of Maine launched a virtual dental service program to increase access to dental care for children.

3. Tend, a dental startup, will offer clear aligner therapy across its 21 locations.

4. Overjet was the only dental company named on Forbes' "AI 50 2022" list.

5. SmileDirectClub saw a 20.1 percent increase in revenue during the first quarter of 2022.

6. SmileDirectClub added a wireless teeth-whitening kit to its product portfolio.

7. Enable Dental, an at-home dental service company, acquired Healier, a care coordination platform.

8. SmileDirectClub was given the Best Telehealth Platform award by MedTech Breakthrough, an independent market intelligence organization.

9. The TeleDentists, a network of dentists offering teledentistry services, launched the first integrated dental-medical platform.

10. Dentsply Sirona is launching a cloud-based digital dentistry platform in collaboration with Google Cloud.

11. Candid is partnering with Kalli Hale, DDS, to expand use of its clear aligners in conjunction with airway treatment.

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