The cavities resulting from untreated caries afflicting over 2.8 billion people across the life course.
Incipient caries is difficult to identify, sometimes even for specialists, so segmentation and detection through various image processing techniques may be useful.
Whether the appointment is postponed from the dentist side or the patients´ side, lack of time for follow up and crowded clinics schedule can lead to serious medical consequences. Although visiting a dentist for routine check-ups is an effective means of preventing and treating oral diseases, non-attendance occurs frequently.
After studies for Caries Detection Challenge 2015 the Final results confirmed the fact that caries segmentation in X-rays is a difficult task, with an average of less than 35% edge pixels correctly identified and poor results for texture segmentation.
Tooth caries happens when bacteria create a sticky layer called plaque over your teeth. This damages the surface of your teeth over time. Tooth caries is common in children, so it's important to make sure they're looking after their teeth and gums from an early age. There are some simple things you can do to keep your and your children's teeth and gums healthy and help prevent tooth caries.
Undetected oral diseases (e.g., untreated caries lesions and periodontitis) continue to be the main reasons for tooth loss. Furthermore, undetected oral diseases can affect a patient’s general well-being. Recent studies have demonstrated that chronic oral inflammations likely affect multiple pathways involved in atherosclerosis, atrial fibrillation, and chronic kidney disease.
HammTekTM is a smart tool for monitoring your teeth. We monitor your teeth carefully by using AI. All changes are recorded in a period and any defect are detected. In addition, our counseling service will also allow you to address any concerns about oral health.
Why HammTek TM ?
Home-use product Using AI to detect abnormalities Check your tooth
This product is used as home-use. The different parameters related to the teeth’ photos are stored, and if these parameters change over time, the software warns the user that the tooth condition is changing and requires a dentist.
We trained Hammtek to detect anomalies like a human. Hammtek examines your teeth like a dentist.
Children who have poor oral health often miss more school and receive lower grades than children who don’t. More than half of children aged 6 to 8 have have a cavity in at least one of their baby (primary) teeth. More than half of adolescents aged 12 to 19 have a cavity in at least one of their permanent teeth.
If you notice abnormality after the checkup with Hammtek, you can use the consult service of the application or go to the dentist by yourself.
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