Pearl has announced that its Second Opinion chairside dental pathology detection aid has received clearance from the Turkish Medicines and Medical Devices Agency (TMMDA) as a Class IIa medical device. Turkey’s authorization of Second Opinion adds to the solution’s growing number of global regulatory clearances, which already include the United States, United Kingdom, European Union, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Israel, South Africa, Argentina, and more.
Second Opinion, Pearl’s flagship AI solution, supports dental professionals in their review of radiographs in patients aged 12 and older by applying computer vision and machine learning to automatically detect and identify key pathologic and non-pathologic findings. These include dental caries (cavities), bone loss, root abscesses, calculus (tartar), faulty restorations, impactions, crowns, fillings, root canals, implants, and more. Pearl’s AI delivers its findings in real-time for patient-facing display in the dental operatory, helping dentists ensure the accuracy of their x-ray evaluations and enabling them to better communicate diagnoses to patients.
“At Pearl, it is our mission to equip dental practices around the world with the most clinically advanced AI on the market,” said Ophir Tanz, founder and CEO of Pearl. “Designed to advance consistent high quality and doctor-patient communication, Second Opinion®’s authorization for use in Turkey will deliver the unrivaled clinical benefits of AI to one of the fastest growing dental markets in the world.”
Dentists in Turkey can begin using Pearl’s Second Opinion today by visiting hellopearl.com/getdemo.
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Founded in 2019 by Ophir Tanz, Pearl is backed by Craft Ventures and other leading venture capital firms. To request a demo, please visit hellopearl.com/getdemo.