Dental optical coherence tomography

Yao Sheng Hsieh, Yi Ching Ho, Shyh Yuan Lee, Ching Cheng Chuang, Jui che Tsai, Kun Feng Lin, Chia Wei Sun

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8928-8949
Number of pages22
JournalSensors (Basel, Switzerland)
Issue number7
StatePublished - 2013


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