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 Al product and has been named one of the top 100 Al 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 ADP’s seminal whitepaper on Augmented Intelligence where he leads the
authorship of the ‘Clinical Use of Dental Al’ 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 Al 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