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The Future of Artificial Intelligence in e-Oral Health and Dentistry

Alexandria, VA – A symposium examining the transformative effects of the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning in e-oral health and dentistry will be presented at the 101st General Session of the IADR, which will be held in conjunction with the 9th Meeting of the Latin American Region and the 12th World Congress on Preventive Dentistry on June 21-24, 2023, in Bogotá, Colombia.

The use of e-oral health technologies can strengthen provision of health through improved access, monitoring, sharing, and use of quality data. The use of apps has expanded with the ubiquitous presence of the internet and mobile technology; e-oral health offers cost-effective interventions; improved outcomes, in terms of a reduction in cost and an increase in quality of care. The use of AI and machine learning is transforming e-oral health and dentistry. AI for e-oral health can be used by professionals in clinical settings, by patients in apps, for self-management of conditions and further expand the scope of e-oral health. 

This symposium is dedicated to the advancement of AI in e-Oral health and increasing awareness on the various aspects surrounding the use and uptake of artificial intelligence, machine learning and deep learning among others, applied to oral healthcare. It will include the following presentations: 
•    “AI Consortium for Tele Dentistry: Development of Mobile Tools to Screening for Oral Diseases” by Sreenath Arekunnath Madathil of McGill University, Montreal, Canada
•    “Ethical Implications of the Use of AI Technologies in Oral Health” by Maxime Ducret of the University Claude Bernard, Lyon, France
•    “Regulation of AI in Oral Health: How to Streamline the Process” by Faleh Tamimi of Qatar University, Doha
The symposium, “Artificial Intelligence in e-Oral Health,” will take place on Wednesday, June 21 at 1:15 p.m. COT (UTC-05:00).

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