We are using cookies to implement functions like login, shopping cart or language selection for this website and to create anonymized statistical reports of the usage. You will find more information in our privacy policy. OK, I have understood
International Journal of Computerized Dentistry



Forgotten password?


Int J Comput Dent 10 (2007), No. 1     14. Mar. 2007
Int J Comput Dent 10 (2007), No. 1  (14.03.2007)

Page 41-52, PubMed:17455767, Language: English/German

Applications of Three-dimensionally Scanned Models in Orthodontics
Cha, B.K. / Choi, J.I. / Jost-Brinkmann, P.-G. / Jeong, Y.M.
The purpose of this study was to investigate clinical applications of the three-dimensional reverse engineering technologies for the analysis of orthodontic models. The measuring accuracy and the process of the 3D model scanning technique were evaluated with respect to linear, surface and volumetric parameters. Orthodontically induced dentoalveolar changes, which have been traditionally evaluated by cephalometric analysis, were assessed by the registration function of Rapidform 2002®, a 3D-reverse modeling software in scanned maxillary casts. Threedimensional digital models are valuable alternatives to conventional casts for model analysis and also yield information which could previously be gathered only by cephalometric superimposition.

Keywords: digital models, virtual model, 3D digital model analysis, cephalometry, 3D scanning, superimposition
fulltext (no access granted) order article as PDF-file (20.00 €)