Implant locating and placement based on a novel tactile imaging and registration concept: a technical note.

@article{Tal2007ImplantLA,
  title={Implant locating and placement based on a novel tactile imaging and registration concept: a technical note.},
  author={Haim Tal and Kurt Schicho and Michal Shohat},
  journal={The International journal of oral & maxillofacial implants},
  year={2007},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={1007-11}
}
Computed-assisted surgery (CAS) has been designed to improve oral implant planning and positioning and to increase safety and operator comfort. This is especially important in the esthetic zone, at sites with bone deficiency, and when minimally invasive implant placement is the therapy of choice. Current available CAS systems are relatively large and expensive and require a lengthy learning period. This report presents a novel tactile imaging and registration concept that enables the operation… CONTINUE READING