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1. (WO2018029276) METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROCESSING AN IMAGE OF THE TEETH AND GUMS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/029276    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/070246
Publication Date: Fri Feb 16 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Aug 10 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: A61B 5/00
Applicants: ONARIA TECHNOLOGIES LTD.
Inventors: DORODVAND, Rojina
BUDRAA, Hawaa
REMILEKUN, Basaru Rilwan
Title: METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROCESSING AN IMAGE OF THE TEETH AND GUMS
Abstract:
A system for processing an image of the mouth, includes an image capture device; a mouthpiece attachment, configured to attach to the image capture device and mount the image capture device in a fixed position relative to a user's mouth; a display; and a processing unit; wherein the processing unit is configured to: receive mouth image data from the image capture device; identify an area of analysis within the image data corresponding to the teeth and gums; extract a set of image property features from the area of analysis of the image data; pass the image property features through a condition classifier, the condition classifier configured to compare the values of the extracted image property features against pre-set parameters to identify sub-areas of the area of analysis which are indicative of oral health conditions; and send result data corresponding to the identified sub-areas to the display.