Virtual Articulators, Virtual Occlusal Records and Virtual Patients in Dentistry

Gökhan ÖZDEMİR, Berkman ALBAYRAK, Emir YÜZBAŞIOĞLU, Yeşim ÖLÇER US
2021 Journal of Experimental and Clinical Medicine  
Digital technology is broadly used in almost every part of medicine. As tools of digital technology, augmented reality and virtual reality have been adopted in all disciplines of dentistry and dental education. In particular, virtual articulators have allowed for a full analysis of occlusion with dental models that can simulate all mandibular movements in static and dynamic positions. When combined with additional software, virtual articulators can also enhance education and practice, allow for
more » ... practice, allow for quicker and more precise individualized diagnoses and enable discussions of dental treatment planning options with patients during their first appointment. This article reviews the requirements for virtual articulators and occlusal recordings and assesses their advantages and disadvantages in various aspects.
doi:10.52142/omujecm.38.si.dent.9 fatcat:uoy7lrm2rjevrhf2xfwx4ao3fe