back to article Watchdog rubber-stamps cavity-detecting neural network for dentists

VideaHealth, a dental AI startup spun out of MIT and Harvard, has received FDA approval in the US to commercialize its cavity-detection algorithm for clinical use.  The software is designed to help dentists look for signs of tooth decay in X-ray scans. Officials granted Videa 510(k) clearance, meaning it has successfully …

  1. alain williams Silver badge

    Should not the headline ...

    have talked about the AI drilling down through the data ?

    1. sniperpaddy

      Re: Should not the headline ...

      Yep. it will tell you the tooth, the whole tooth, and nothing but the tooth.

    2. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Should not the headline ...

      At least they were sure to fill us in.

      They sure got to the root of the issue.

      Do we know if this is a long term plan? Or is it just a bridge?

      They really need to sink their teeth into the analysis.

      Since it involves X-rays, they should be more transparent.

      (Sorry, been a long week, I'll go now, and I'll leave others to pick at it)

      1. Korev Silver badge

        Re: Should not the headline ...

        No problem, you're just filling in the details for us...

  2. KLane

    'Rubber-stamp' poor choice for headline

    The usual meaning of 'Rubber-stamp' is to approve something with little or no checking/validation. Really not a proper usage.

  3. Ken Moorhouse Silver badge

    commercialize its cavity-detection algorithm for clinical use.

    Think of all the molar to be made.

  4. Ken Moorhouse Silver badge

    A bit belated...

    But brace yourselves for the puns...

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