Can a computer Identify Carious Lesions in Dental X-Rays as Accurately as Human?
To test the diagnostic performance of artificial intelligence (AI) in dental radiography, an AI system and three experienced dentist were each asked to identify the presence or absence pt tooth decay in a large set of oral radiographs.
AI was superior to dentists at predicting the existence of decay
AI was diagnostically consistent
Diagnostic inconsistency between the dentists was high
All three dentists rarely reached consensus that decay is present