Virtual Dental Patient: a System for Virtual Teeth Drilling

I. Marras, L. Papaleontiou, N. Nikolaidis, K. Lyroudia, I. Pitas
2006 2006 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo  
This paper introduces, a virtual teeth drilling system named Virtual Dental Patient designed to aid dentists in getting acquainted with the teeth anatomy, the handling of drilling instruments and the challenges associated with the drilling procedure. The basic aim of the system is to be used for the training of dental students. The application features a 3D model of the face and the oral cavity that can be adapted to the characteristics of a specific person and animated. Drilling using a haptic
more » ... device is performed on realistic teeth models (constructed from real data), within the oral cavity. Results and intermediate steps of the drilling procedure can be saved for future use.
doi:10.1109/icme.2006.262533 dblp:conf/icmcs/MarrasPNLP06 fatcat:3cxq7rq6kra6hh56e5nsoxwezi