Dental group Q&M turns to AI tech to fill gap in patient care

Q&M using artificial intelligence to help dentists prescribe specific treatment options

Dr Ng Chin Siau, chief executive of Q&M Dental Group, plans to help grow the future generations of dentists. "We are forming the first private dental college in Singapore... It targets graduate dentists who will get an additional diploma from us," he
Dr Ng Chin Siau, chief executive of Q&M Dental Group, plans to help grow the future generations of dentists. "We are forming the first private dental college in Singapore... It targets graduate dentists who will get an additional diploma from us," he says. ST PHOTO: JASMINE CHOONG

Dentistry might seem the obvious place to employ the cutting-edge technology of artificial intelligence (AI), but one company believes it could fill a gap in patient care.

The initiative by Q&M Dental Group to use AI in helping dentists prescribe specific treatment options would be ground-breaking in the region.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 02, 2019, with the headline 'Dental group turns to tech to fill gap in patient care'. Subscribe