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Monitoring Wear On Dental Restoration Surfaces Using Microscope Photogrammetry
Author(s): H. L. Mitchell; R. G. Chadwick; J. F. McCabe
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Paper Abstract

35mm photography of denture teeth and resin replicas through a convergent-axes microscope was used in an assessment of wear in dental restoration materials. The difficulty was to isolate and evaluate the significant photogrammetric parameters, but thereafter, the required depths could be calculated to accuracies of 0.01 mm r.m.s. using stereocomparator observations and quite simple formulae. The technique is applicable to biomedical laboratories which have access to an appropriate microscope if photogrammetric observations can be undertaken.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 April 1989
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1030, Biostereometrics '88, (14 April 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.950481
Show Author Affiliations
H. L. Mitchell, University of Newcastle (Australia)
R. G. Chadwick, University of Newcastle upon Tyne (United Kingdom)
J. F. McCabe, University of Newcastle upon Tyne (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1030:
Biostereometrics '88
Juerg U. Baumann; Robin E. Herron, Editor(s)

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