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Optical coherence tomography investigations of ceramic lumineers
Author(s): Luana O. Fernandes; Natalia D. R. L. Graça; Luciana S. A. Melo; Claudio H. V. Silva; Anderson S. L. Gomes
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Paper Abstract

Lumineers are veneer laminates used as an alternative for aesthetic dental solutions of the highest quality, but the only current means of its performance assessment is visual inspection. The objective of this study was to use the Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) technique working in spectral domain to analyze in vivo in a single patient, 14 lumineers 180 days after cementation. It was possible to observe images in various kinds of changes in the cementing line and the laminate. It was concluded that the OCT is an effective and promising method to clinical evaluation of the cementing line in lumineers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 February 2016
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 9692, Lasers in Dentistry XXII, 96920P (29 February 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2213672
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Luana O. Fernandes, Univ. Federal de Pernambuco (Brazil)
Natalia D. R. L. Graça, Univ. Federal de Pernambuco (Brazil)
Luciana S. A. Melo, Univ. Federal de Pernambuco (Brazil)
Claudio H. V. Silva, Univ. Federal de Pernambuco (Brazil)
Anderson S. L. Gomes, Univ. Federal de Pernambuco (Brazil)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9692:
Lasers in Dentistry XXII
Peter Rechmann; Daniel Fried, Editor(s)

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