An automatic lesion detection method for dental x-ray images by segmentation using variational level set

Dental radiographs have been widely used by dentists in finding periodontal lesions or monitoring the progress of the periodontal defect treatment that is either impossible or difficult for human naked eyes. In this paper we propose a fully automatic gums lesion detection method for periapical dental X-ray images. The method includes two stages: (i) teeth… CONTINUE READING