Ultrasonography in dentistry

@article{Ghorayeb2008UltrasonographyID,
  title={Ultrasonography in dentistry},
  author={Sleiman Riad Ghorayeb and Crystal A. Bertoncini and M. K. Hinders},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control},
  year={2008},
  volume={55}
}
This paper reviews diagnostic applications of ultrasound to dentistry, or dental ultrasonography, beginning with pioneering work of the 1960s up through present lines of research. Clinical, in vivo applications that are of direct interest to dental practice are reviewed here, including measurements of enamel thickness and periodontal pocket depth. In vitro research that involves destructive tooth preparation or procedures, such as sound speed measurements or scanning acoustic microscopy, also… CONTINUE READING

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