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Role of artificial intelligence in behavior management of pediatric dental patients—a mini review

  • Sonu Acharya1,*,
  • Brinda S. Godhi2
  • Vrinda Saxena3
  • Ali A Assiry4
  • Noura Abdulaziz Alessa5
  • Ali Azhar Dawasaz6
  • Abdullah Alqarni7
  • Mohmed Isaqali Karobari8,*,

1Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Institute of Dental Sciences, Siksha ‘O’Anusandhan (Deemed to be) University, 751016 Bhubaneswar, India

2Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, JSS Dental College, JSS Academy of Higher Education and research, 570015 Mysuru, India

3Department of Public Health Dentistry, Government Dental College, 452001 Indore, India

4Preventive Dental Science Department, Faculty of Dentistry, Najran University, 1988 Najran, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

5Department of pediatric dentistry and orthodontics, dental college, King Saud University, 11454 Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

6Department of diagnostic dental sciences, College of dentistry, King Khalid University, 61421 Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

7Department of Diagnostics Dental Sciences and Oral Biology, College of Dentistry, King Khalid University, 61421 Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

8Dental Research Unit, Center for Global Health Research, Saveetha Medical College and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, 600077 Chennai, India

DOI: 10.22514/jocpd.2024.055 Vol.48,Issue 3,May 2024 pp.24-30

Submitted: 20 July 2023 Accepted: 18 September 2023

Published: 03 May 2024

*Corresponding Author(s): Sonu Acharya E-mail:
*Corresponding Author(s): Mohmed Isaqali Karobari E-mail:


The influence of behavioral science on various organizations has been experiencing remarkable growth worldwide. With the integration of recent technological advancements, behavioral science’s impact has expanded into diverse fields such as finance and policy. The term “artificial intelligence” (AI) has become increasingly prevalent, but it is essential to provide clarity before proceeding. AI pertains to the theory and creation of systems capable of executing tasks that typically necessitate human intelligence. Integrating artificial intelligence (AI) in pediatric dentistry has emerged as a promising avenue to enhance patient care, improve diagnostic accuracy, streamline treatment planning, and augment patient engagement. AI-driven tools such as image analysis, natural language processing, and machine learning algorithms assist in early caries detection, orthodontic treatment planning, behavior management, and personalized oral hygiene education for pediatric patients. This paper presents an overview of AI’s applications in pediatric dentistry, particularly behavior management, highlighting its potential to revolutionize traditional pediatric dental practices.


Artificial intelligence; Behavior; Children; Management; New technology; Pediatric dentistry

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Sonu Acharya,Brinda S. Godhi,Vrinda Saxena,Ali A Assiry,Noura Abdulaziz Alessa,Ali Azhar Dawasaz,Abdullah Alqarni,Mohmed Isaqali Karobari. Role of artificial intelligence in behavior management of pediatric dental patients—a mini review. Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry. 2024. 48(3);24-30.


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