Dr. Christopher Balaban
Dr. Christopher Balaban is a practicing dentist in Boston, MA and serves as Clinical Director for Overjet – the industry leader in dental artificial intelligence. Dr. Balaban holds a Master’s Degree in Biomedical Science, and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Boston University’s Goldman School of Dental Medicine, where he held a faculty position in the department of general dentistry at the rank of Clinical Instructor. He is a member of the national dental honors society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon, and was recently appointed to fellowship by the American College of Dentists.
His passion for both dentistry and technology came together when he joined a group of scientists from MIT 3 years ago, to help grow Overjet into a company that is helping to shape the future of dentistry through Artificial Intelligence for the next generation of dentists. Overjet has received FDA clearance for its Dental Assist AI product, and has been named one of the top 100 AI startup companies worldwide in 2021.
Dr. Balaban has written several articles on artificial intelligence and its application to dentistry which have been published in Compendium, IDH, IDT and JADA. Dr. Balaban is a leading contributor to the ADA’s seminal whitepaper on Augmented Intelligence where leads the authorship of the ‘Clinical Use of Dental AI’ section. He has lectured and shared his work with clinicians at both statewide and national dental meetings throughout 2020 and 2021. His work with cutting-edge dental AI and his team of machine learning scientists at Overjet provides him insight into the power of this technology that few others have visibility to at the moment and he is passionate about educating his college on the impact it will have for patients, providers and practices.