Dental shade matching using a digital camera.

  title={Dental shade matching using a digital camera.},
  author={Weng-Kong Tam and Hye Joo Lee},
  journal={Journal of dentistry},
  volume={40 Suppl 2},
OBJECTIVES Digital cameras could be substitutes for contact-type instruments in shade selection and overcome their drawbacks. The images taken show morphology and color texture of teeth. A new method was proposed to compare the color of shade tabs taken by a digital camera using appropriate color features. METHODS Vita 3D-MASTER shade guide and Canon EOS 1100D digital camera were employed. Shade tab images were compared in two reference strategies. The color of tooth surface was presented by… CONTINUE READING