Pearl Granted U.S. Patent for Dental Practice Data Analysis AI Technology



Pearl announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted U.S. Patent No. 11,776,677, titled, “Computer Vision-Based Analysis Of Provider Data.” This patent secures exclusive rights to the computer vision system at the core of its innovative clinical performance software, Practice Intelligence.


The patent encompasses the machine learning techniques employed for analyzing data associated with one or more dental practices to identify missed treatment opportunities, future treatment prospects, or provider performance metrics. Practice Intelligence analyzes AI-detected evidence in patient radiographs in conjunction with patient treatment data to discern office and practitioner-specific patterns. Pearl’s patented system then synthesizes its findings into actionable insights regarding patient health and clinical performance, ultimately contributing to enhanced oral healthcare outcomes for patients, robust financial results for practices, and a more efficient dental care workflow.

“Practice Intelligence equips dental practices around the world with clinical performance insights essential for increasing operational efficiency and boosting practice growth,” said Ophir Tanz, founder and CEO of Pearl. “With this patent, Pearl is expanding its portfolio of exclusive intellectual property, reinforcing the technological advantages and effectiveness of our dental AI solutions.”

This latest patent increases Pearl’s total number of U.S. patents to 12. Earlier this year, Pearl was issued a patent for its “Systems and Methods for Automated Medical Image Analysis, which grants Pearl the exclusive rights to the computer system technology supporting the application programming interface (API) of its chairside AI disease detection software, Second Opinion®. Other recent patents include “Computer Vision-Based Claims Processing,” “Systems and Methods for Insurance Fraud Detection (2021),” “Systems and Methods For Insurance Fraud Detection (2020),” and “Systems and Methods for Automated Medical Image Annotation.”

About Pearl

Pearl is leading the global dental AI revolution with groundbreaking computer vision solutions that elevate efficiency, accuracy, and the standard of care in dentistry. Founded in 2019 by Ophir Tanz, Pearl is backed by Craft Ventures and other leading venture capital firms.

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