Tooth inclination in elderly with many remaining teeth observed by 3-D imaging.

@article{Fukagawa2010ToothII,
  title={Tooth inclination in elderly with many remaining teeth observed by 3-D imaging.},
  author={Hiroko Fukagawa and Etsuko Motegi and Asuka Fuma and Mayumi Nomura and Masataka Kano and Kenji Sueishi and Shigeru Okano},
  journal={The Bulletin of Tokyo Dental College},
  year={2010},
  volume={51 2},
  pages={69-76}
}
Tooth inclination has been discussed many times in terms of esthetics and functionality, but reports related to aging are extremely rare. The purpose of this study was to evaluate tooth inclination in the elderly from the orthodontic point of view. The dental casts of twenty elderly persons with many remaining teeth were digitized with a 3-D laser scanner (VMS-100F,UNISN INC., Osaka, Japan) for reconstruction into 3-D images. Inclination of each tooth was then measured with an analytical… CONTINUE READING