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The purpose of this study is to provide reference data about estimating dental age from third molars of the western Chinese population for comparing with other populations and being applied to the age estimation of western Chinese juveniles and adolescents. A total of 2078 digital panoramic radiographs of 989 male and 1089 female Chinese subjects aged(More)
Accurate registration and feasible fusion of a three-dimensional (3D) photorealistic surface images (captured using the FaceSCAN3D® Scientific Photo Lab) from multislice spiral computed tomography (MSCT) images is important to achieve optimal craniomaxillofacial surgery outcomes; thus, the aim of this work was to optimize this process. MSCT and 3D facial(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the value of cone-beam CT (CBCT) in the diagnosis and orientation of supernumerary teeth in the anterior maxilla. METHODS 195 supernumerary teeth in the anterior maxilla of 146 patients were included, which were examined by CBCT. The number, shape, size, 3-dimensional position, growth direction of the supernumeraries and their(More)
This study aimed to evaluate an innovative workflow for maxillofacial fracture surgery planning and surgical splint designing. The maxillofacial multislice computerized tomography (MSCT) data and dental cone beam computerized tomography (CBCT) data both were obtained from 40 normal adults and 58 adults who suffered fractures. The each part of the CBCT(More)
OBJECTIVE To provide reference data on frequency and distribution of bone islands (BIs) and investigate their relationship with age, gender, and localization. METHODS A population who received a pretreatment and at least one follow-up panoramic radiograph in the Department of Oral Radiology, West China Hospital of Stomatology, Sichuan University, were(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze the imaging manifestations of third molar (M3) in aged 11, and to explore the relationship of development between M3 and second molar (M2), canine (C). METHODS A total of 399 cases, aged 11, of West China School of Stomatology in June-August 2010 were selected as the imaging database. The M3, M2, C on the panoramic images were(More)
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