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Sensors 2013, 13(7), 8928-8949; doi:10.3390/s130708928

Dental Optical Coherence Tomography

Received: 28 May 2013 / Revised: 20 June 2013 / Accepted: 20 June 2013 / Published: 12 July 2013
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Medical & Biological Imaging)
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This review paper describes the applications of dental optical coherence tomography (OCT) in oral tissue images, caries, periodontal disease and oral cancer. The background of OCT, including basic theory, system setup, light sources, spatial resolution and system limitations, is provided. The comparisons between OCT and other clinical oral diagnostic methods are also discussed.
Keywords: optical coherence tomography; dental imaging; oral diagnosis; tooth imaging optical coherence tomography; dental imaging; oral diagnosis; tooth imaging
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Hsieh, Y.-S.; Ho, Y.-C.; Lee, S.-Y.; Chuang, C.-C.; Tsai, J.-C.; Lin, K.-F.; Sun, C.-W. Dental Optical Coherence Tomography. Sensors 2013, 13, 8928-8949.

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