Transforming Consumer-centric Oral health with AI-driven Virtual Care

Transforming Consumer-centric Oral health with AI-driven Virtual Care

Tuesday, September 24
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM (CT)

The integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) into oral health care marks a pivotal shift towards more accessible, efficient, and personalized services. This presentation delves into the transformative power of AI-driven virtual care in revolutionizing the consumer experience in oral health. Here are a few key points to be covered potentially:

  • Introduction to AI in Oral Health: we will give an overview of the current landscape of oral healthcare and the emerging role of AI technologies. It outlines how AI algorithms and machine learning models are being leveraged to analyze dental images, predict oral health issues, provide personalized treatment plans, and support care coordination/navigation.
  • Consumer-Centric Approach: The core focus is on how AI-driven virtual care is making dental healthcare more consumer-centric. It highlights innovations such as virtual consultations, real-time oral health monitoring through smartphone applications, and AI-powered dental health advisories. These advancements are not only making dental care more accessible and convenient but also empowering consumers to take an active role in their oral health management.
  • Challenges and Solutions: We will address the challenges of integrating AI into oral healthcare, including data privacy concerns, the need for robust algorithms that can accurately analyze diverse dental conditions, and ensuring equitable access to AI-driven dental care technologies. It also discusses the ongoing efforts to overcome these challenges, such as developing standardized protocols for data handling and enhancing AI models for better accuracy and inclusivity.
  • Case Studies and Success Stories: Real-world examples and success stories will be shared to illustrate the positive impact of AI-driven virtual care on oral health outcomes. These case studies showcase significant improvements in the early detection of dental issues, reduced costs for consumers, and higher satisfaction rates among patients and dental practitioners.
  • Future Directions: The talk concludes by exploring future trends in AI-driven oral health care. It speculates on the potential for new AI applications in predictive analytics for oral diseases, and the integration of dental records with medical data for personalized care plans.

This talk will educate key stakeholders in plans and the overall dental ecosystem on the applications of AI in consumer/member-first experience to drive better engagements and lower costs of care. 

Jie Feng

CEO and CoFounder of KELLS

Jie Feng is the Co-Founder and CEO of KELLS ( KELLS is the first AI-powered virtual dental care platform enabling accessible and personalized oral health and benefits. Its comprehensive platform provides unique capabilities to identify oral diseases in their early stages, verify treatment options with cost estimates, and allow real-time consultation for dental questions, empowering patients to make the best decisions, all within one platform at their fingertips.

Jie is knowledgeable and active in the technology and healthcare space. He is passionate about creating intelligent and human-friendly systems and processes to improve people's health and lives. He also serves as an advisor to other companies.

Prior to KELLS, Jie had a proven track record of success, having founded AI startups in healthcare and retail. These ventures secured funding from industry giants Verizon and NYCEDC, and Jie's leadership was recognized with the People's Choice Award at Innovative Health Tech NYC. His extensive experience at Amazon, Microsoft, and Google, where he spearheaded the development and launch of AI-powered products, underscores his ability to deliver innovative solutions to a global audience.

Jie's academic journey culminated in a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Columbia University. His research, which has been published in prestigious AI conferences, showcases his intellectual depth and commitment to advancing the field. Furthermore, his innovative thinking is protected by several U.S. patents, further solidifying his status as a thought leader in the technology and healthcare sectors.



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