Ashok Balasundaram

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OBJECTIVES To assess the accuracy of NewTom 9000 cone beam CT (CBCT) images for the detection and quantification of periodontal bone defects in three dimensions. METHODS A sample of 146 sites in 5 dry skulls provided the ground truth (GT). Half of the sample had bone loss of at least 3 mm. Two metal spheres at each site ensured correspondence between GT(More)
Objectives. To compare the ability of endodontists to determine the size of apical pathological lesions and select the most appropriate choice of treatment based on lesions' projected image characteristics using 2 D and 3 D images. Study Design. Twenty-four subjects were selected. Radiographic examination of symptomatic study teeth with an intraoral(More)
Synovial chondromatosis is a rare, benign condition that usually affects the larger diarthroidal joints of the axial skeleton. Approximately 120 cases of synovial chondromatosis involving the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) have been reported. People with this condition may present with swelling, pain, intracapsular sounds and limitation of mandibular(More)
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