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Pearl’s dental AI earns special mention on TIME’s list of Best Inventions of 2022

Second Opinion®, the first-ever FDA-cleared multi-pathology detection AI software, is on TIME’s list of inventions that have a revolutionary impact on consumers, industry and society.

LOS ANGELES, November 14, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–pearlthe global leader in dental AI solutions, today announced that TIME has named its second opinion® sound software The best inventions of 2022 list as a special mention. This year’s list of special mentions included 50 inventions recognized for their unique impact and transformative abilities.

Rated by an esteemed panel of TIME editors, the publication’s Top Inventions list honors innovations across industries that have a game-changing impact and influence on consumers, industry and society at large.

“Impactful innovation is at the heart of our mission at Pearl and this recognition from TIME is a testament to our progress in pursuing that mission,” said Ophir Tanz, Founder and CEO of Pearl. “It’s also rare to see a dental technology sparking public interest, so for a widely read and respected publication like TIME, Second Opinion should be singled out.® for a list of top inventions is a particularly special honour.”

Earlier this year, Second Opinion® became the first and only chairside AI X-ray aid cleared by the FDA to read both bitewing and periapical X-rays of adult teeth in patients as young as 12 years old. AI delivers its results in real time for patient-facing display in the dental office, helping dentists ensure the accuracy of their radiological assessments and enabling them to better communicate diagnoses to patients.

Click here to learn more about Second Opinion® on this year’s TIME Best Inventions list.

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About the pearl

Pearl is leading the global dental AI revolution with breakthrough computer vision solutions that improve 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. For more information or to request a demo, go to

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