February 21, 2024

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Health is important

VideaHealth raises $20M for AI-enabled dental care

AI-enabled dental care startup VideaHealth scooped up $20 million in a Series A funding round led by Spark Cash. 

The round integrated participation from current traders Zetta Undertaking Partners and Pillar VC, bringing the firm’s complete elevate to $26.4 million.

WHAT IT DOES

VideaHealth features AI-backed tools to dental treatment suppliers and insurers, such as follow management, claims evaluation and diagnostics resources.

Its Videa Detect software, which aims to discover and converse dental health conditions to vendors primarily based on X-rays, hasn’t been cleared by the Fda still, but the startup said it expects the inexperienced light in the coming months.

“We are on the cusp of revolutionizing the dental field, which is evidenced by the caliber of investment companions like Spark Capital and our industry partnerships with the world’s greatest dental providers and distributors,” VideaHealth CEO and founder Florian Hillen explained in a assertion.

“Our engineering is the pathway to a a great deal-wanted method of standardized treatment. Our entire mission is to assistance as several dental techniques as possible leverage the electric power of AI to greater provide their communities and give sufferers obtain to far more cost-effective and acceptable dental therapies.”

Market place SNAPSHOT

A different firm touting AI-run dental care and practice administration is Overjet, which introduced a $42.5 million Sequence B funding spherical in December months right after it had scored $27 million in Series A funding. 

A important player in the electronic dental wellness place, quip will make connected-treatment goods like toothbrushes, floss, toothpaste and gum. The firm scooped up a whopping $100 million in Collection B funding final yr. 

Working with AI for imaging is also growing for other locations in healthcare. Yesterday, AI-run radiology organization Aidoc declared it experienced scored Food and drug administration 510(k) clearance for its tool for flagging and triaging scenarios of pneumothorax, or a collapsed lung, on X-rays.

Qure.ai, one more startup in the space, got the regulatory green mild before this yr for an algorithm that can analyze the place of respiration tubes employing upper body X-rays.