VideaHealth raises $20M for AI-enabled dental care

Beatrice J. Doty

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

The round integrated participation from existing buyers Zetta Enterprise Associates and Pillar VC, bringing the company’s whole elevate to $26.4 million.

WHAT IT DOES

VideaHealth presents AI-backed applications to dental treatment vendors and insurers, like follow management, statements assessment and diagnostics equipment.

Its Videa Detect application, which aims to come across and communicate dental illnesses to vendors primarily based on X-rays, hasn’t been cleared by the Food and drug administration nonetheless, but the startup stated it expects the eco-friendly mild in the coming months.

“We are on the cusp of revolutionizing the dental industry, which is evidenced by the caliber of investment associates like Spark Capital and our market partnerships with the world’s major dental suppliers and distributors,” VideaHealth CEO and founder Florian Hillen said in a assertion.

“Our technology is the pathway to a substantially-desired method of standardized treatment. Our overall mission is to assist as a lot of dental techniques as doable leverage the electric power of AI to improved provide their communities and give individuals accessibility to extra inexpensive and correct dental treatment plans.”

Market place SNAPSHOT

Yet another enterprise touting AI-driven dental care and observe administration is Overjet, which announced a $42.5 million Series B funding round in December months right after it had scored $27 million in Sequence A funding. 

A important participant in the digital dental well being house, quip would make connected-treatment products like toothbrushes, floss, toothpaste and gum. The firm scooped up a whopping $100 million in Sequence B funding past yr. 

Applying AI for imaging is also rising for other locations in health care. Yesterday, AI-run radiology firm Aidoc announced it had scored Fda 510(k) clearance for its device for flagging and triaging cases of pneumothorax, or a collapsed lung, on X-rays.

Qure.ai, an additional startup in the space, bought the regulatory inexperienced mild earlier this yr for an algorithm that can evaluate the placement of respiratory tubes using upper body X-rays.

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