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Three computer vision applications in dentistry
Author(s): Tatjana Dostalova M.D.; Vaclav Hlavac; T. Pajdla; Radim Sara; Vladimir Smutny
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Paper Abstract

This paper summarizes three recent applications of computer vision techniques in dentistry developed at the Czech Technical University. The first one uses a special optical instrument to capture the image of the tooth arc directly in the patient's mouth. The captured images are used for visualization of teeth position changes during treatment. The second application allows the use of images for checking teeth occlusal contacts and their abrasion. The third application uses photometric measurements to study the resistance of the dental material against microbial growth.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1994
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2168, Medical Imaging 1994: Physiology and Function from Multidimensional Images, (1 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.174415
Show Author Affiliations
Tatjana Dostalova M.D., Institute of Dental Research (Czech Republic)
Vaclav Hlavac, Czech Technical Univ. (Czech Republic)
T. Pajdla, Czech Technical Univ. (Czech Republic)
Radim Sara, Czech Technical Univ. (Czech Republic)
Vladimir Smutny, Czech Technical Univ. (Czech Republic)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2168:
Medical Imaging 1994: Physiology and Function from Multidimensional Images
Eric A. Hoffman; Raj S. Acharya, Editor(s)

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