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Near-Infrared Imaging for Detecting Caries and Structural Deformities in Teeth

Near-Infrared Imaging for Detecting Caries and Structural Deformities in Teeth

Author(s): Keith Angelino, David A. Edlund, Pratik Shah
Near-Infrared Imaging for Detecting Caries and Structural Deformities in Teeth 780 349 IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (JTEHM)

2-D radiographs, while commonly used for evaluating sub-surface hard structures of teeth, have low sensitivity for early caries lesions, particularly those on tooth occlusal surfaces. Radiographs are also frequently refused…

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