Recent advances of ultrasound imaging in dentistry--a review of the literature.

  title={Recent advances of ultrasound imaging in dentistry--a review of the literature.},
  author={Juliana Marotti and Stefan Heger and Joachim Tinschert and Pedro Tortamano and Fabrice Chuembou and Klaus Radermacher and Stefan Wolfart},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology},
  volume={115 6},
Ultrasonography as an imaging modality in dentistry has been extensively explored in recent years due to several advantages that diagnostic ultrasound provides. It is a non-invasive, inexpensive, painless method and unlike X-ray, it does not cause harmful ionizing radiation. Ultrasound has a promising future as a diagnostic imaging tool in all specialties in dentistry, for both hard and soft tissue detection. The aim of this review is to provide the scientific community and clinicians with an… CONTINUE READING
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