Pearl Expands Leadership Team With Addition of Mike Buckner, Senior Vice President, Partnerships
Buckner To Focus On Promoting The Growth Of The Dental AI Company Through Strategic Alliances In The United States And Abroad
LOS ANGELES, January 04, 2022– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Pearl, the leader in AI solutions for efficient, accurate and consistent dental care, today announced the appointment of Mike Buckner as Senior Vice President of Partnerships . An industry veteran in the field of dental technology, Buckner’s addition to the leadership team will support Pearl’s continued growth and expansion into new markets through the development of new partnership relationships to accelerate the innovation and adoption.
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Pearl announces the appointment of Mike Buckner as Senior Vice President of Partnerships. (Photo: Business Wire)
“We are delighted to welcome Mike to our team,” said Ophir Tanz, Founder and CEO of Pearl. “Education and advocacy around our AI solutions is essential to our mission to raise the bar of care in dentistry. Mike is a widely respected leader with a distinguished record in developing and applying strategic partnerships to advance industry awareness and evangelism around new dental technologies. It will play a key role as we continue our current growth path and global expansion. “
Buckner’s experience includes time at Solutionreach (formerly Smilereminder), where he oversaw all strategic relationships, industry partnerships and key thought leader marketing strategy for the company’s dental division, and at Dental Intelligence. , where he held the position of Director of Business Development. Most recently, Buckner has helped drive growth across all major industry segments, including dentistry, as Director of Business Development for the all-in-one communications platform, Weave.
“Over the past 10 years of working in dental technology, I have encountered many solutions that promise to increase the operational efficiency and overall output of dental practices,” Buckner said. “Pearl’s AI utilities do more than deliver on this promise: they enable practices to assess and increase their level of care, ensuring that every patient need is met and that the potential of each practice is maximized. It is an honor to both join Pearl and to be leveraging my expertise to present this once in a lifetime technology to dental practices around the world. “
Pearl’s dental AI solution suite includes two for clinical dentistry:
Second Opinion, a computer vision aid for real-time x-ray assessment, is currently available to dentists in Canada, Europe, Australia and several other jurisdictions.
Practice Intelligence, a clinical management platform that merges AI x-ray analysis and patient treatment data to provide a range of utilities to optimize patient care and practice performance , is experiencing rapid adoption in the United States as well as internationally.
Buckner expects these two clinical solutions to be Pearl’s growth center in 2022.
“Every revolution in dentistry begins at the point of service,” Buckner said. “AI is the next revolution, and Second Opinion and Practice Intelligence are poised to be powerful catalysts.”
To learn more about Pearl, visit: hellopearl.com.
Pearl is shaping the future of dental care by delivering AI and computer vision solutions that improve efficiency, accuracy, transparency and patient care. 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 demonstration, please visit https://www.hellopearl.com.
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