OCT evaluation of single ceramic crowns: comparison between conventional and chair-side CAD/CAM technologies

Gabor, A. and Jivanescu, A. and Zaharia, C. and Hategan, S. and Topala, F. I. and Levai, C. M. and Negrutiu, M. L. and Sinescu, C. and Duma, V.-F. and Bradu, Adrian and Podoleanu, Adrian G.H. (2016) OCT evaluation of single ceramic crowns: comparison between conventional and chair-side CAD/CAM technologies. In: Todea, Carmen C. and Podoleanu, Adrian G.H. and Duma, Virgil-Florin, eds. Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. High-end Medicine Based on Laser and Biotechnologies. Proceedings of SPIE, 16 (62). SPIE Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, Bellingham, Washington, United States 96700Z. E-ISBN 978-1-62841-893-4. (doi:https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2191907) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

Digital impressions were introduced to overcome some of the obstacles due to traditional impression materials and techniques. The aim of this in vitro study is to compare the accuracy of all ceramic crowns obtained with digital impression and CAD-CAM technology with the accuracy of those obtained with conventional impression techniques. Two groups of 10 crowns each have been considered. The digital data obtained from Group 1 have been processed and the all-ceramic crowns were milled with a CAD/CAM technology (CEREC MCX, Sirona). The all ceramic crowns in Group 2 were obtained with the classical technique of pressing (emax, Ivoclar, Vivadent). The evaluation of the marginal adaptation was performed with Time Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (TD OCT), working at a wavelength of 1300 nm. Tri-dimensional (3D) reconstructions of the selected areas were obtained. Based on the findings in this study, one may conclude that the marginal accuracy of all ceramic crowns fabricated with digital impression and the CAD/CAM technique is superior to the conventional impression technique. © (2016) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Proceeding)
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Physical Sciences
Depositing User: Adrian Podoleanu
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2017 15:18 UTC
Last Modified: 30 May 2018 09:58 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/60079 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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