Mila announces partnership with iCAD Dental to bolster AI technologies in dental design

MONTRÉAL, QC, October 26 2021 – iCAD Dental is proud to announce a partnership with Mila – Quebec Artificial Intelligence Institute. iCAD Dental is on a journey to change the dental industry by leveraging AI-related technologies to tremendously improve many aspects of dental prosthesis design and also by guiding the dentist’s hand during prep surgery. iCAD Dental uses machine learning, augmented reality, and technologies frequently associated with artificial intelligence to enhance the Computer Aided Design (CAD) process.

This newly formed collaboration will allow iCAD Dental to expand its knowledge of augmented intelligence and machine learning techniques by working alongside and engaging with experts within Mila’s outstanding ecosystem and in collaboration with many other partners of Mila.

“We are proud to get this opportunity to further pursue our goals and achievements and share them alongside Mila. One day, beautiful dental appliances will be designed holistically from Dental Patterns Recognition,” said Fabien Coulombe, CEO of iCAD Dental. 

“We are proud to welcome a fellow Canadian company to our community,” added Stéphane Létourneau, Mila’s Executive Vice-President. “AI is rapidly finding its way into all areas of the life sciences industry, and dentistry is no exception. By consolidating our expertise, Mila and iCAD have the potential to improve dental prosthesis quality and design greatly.”

About iCAD Dental

iCAD Dental is a Canadian company incorporated in 2015 offering a full range of cutting-edge digital dentistry manufacturing services while being strongly committed to developing an innovative technology called “Augmented intelligence in Computer Aided Design of Dental appliances (AiCAD Dental)”. We have a team of highly skilled dental technicians, who have previously led digital dentistry departments of various dental laboratories from Ottawa-Gatineau area, and a research team of engineers/programmers with master’s degrees in Scientific Computing and Machine Learning. All four iCAD Dental’s shareholders have extensive expertise in digital dentistry providing hands-on expertise to the manufacturing team as well as the research teams. For more information please visit

About Mila

Founded by Professor Yoshua Bengio of the University of Montreal, Mila is an artificial intelligence research institute that brings together over 700 researchers specializing in machine learning and deep learning. Based in Montreal, Mila’s mission is to be a global hub for scientific advances that inspire innovation and development of AI for the benefit of all. Mila is a non-profit organization recognized worldwide for its significant contributions to the field of deep learning, particularly in language modeling, machine translation, object recognition, and generative models. For more information, visit