dental cast


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den·tal cast

a positive likeness of a part or parts of the oral cavity.

den·tal cast

(dentăl kast)
Positive likeness of a part or parts of the oral cavity.
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Hence, the objective of this study was to evaluate reliability and validity of dental arch measurements obtained from photographs and scanned images of dental casts with that of the conventional dental cast.
The orthopedic and dental effects of RME have been evaluated through a cephalometric analysis of lateral cephalograms, dental casts and computerized tomograms (Kartalian et al.
Wasted, the artist's new exhibition at The Herbert Gallery, Coventry, includes inter-related sculptures made from children's milk teeth, discarded human bones, dental casts and human fat.
with a Vernier Caliper as the perpendicular distance between the deepest cusp tip and a flat plane, that was laid on top of the mandibular dental cast touching the incisal edges of the central incisors and the distal cusp tips of the most posterior teeth in the lower arch as done by Braun et al5 and Braun and Schmidt.
Year 5 and 6 pupils found out how fingerprints and dental casts are used by forensic scientists to track down criminals during Science Week activities at the school.
The dental cast is the traditional three-dimensional (3D) patient record for measuring linear changes in the dental arch.
All dental arch measurement were made directly from the dental cast manually using a digital sliding caliper (Chenqdu tenggiang industry co.
After ending the contours, the photographs were scanned to evaluate whether the palatal ridges could be observed and classified, both in the dental cast and in the palatal photograph.
The use of palatal rugae in forensic identification is preferred because of their low utilization cost, simplicity and reliability, the study of maxillary dental cast is the most used technique.
The mandibular first primary molar of each dental cast was digitized by a contact-type (touch probe) 3D scanner (PICZA, Roland, Japan) (Figure 1).