Accuracy of complete-arch model using an intraoral video scanner: An in vitro study

Il Do Jeong, Jae Jun Lee, Jin Hun Jeon, Ji Hwan Kim, Hae-Young Kim, Woong Chul Kim

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Abstract

Statement of problem: Information on the accuracy of intraoral video scanners for long-span areas is limited. Purpose: The purpose of this in vitro study was to evaluate and compare the trueness and precision of an intraoral video scanner, an intraoral still image scanner, and a blue-light scanner for the production of digital impressions. Material and methods: Reference scan data were obtained by scanning a complete-arch model. An identical model was scanned 8 times using an intraoral video scanner (CEREC Omnicam; Sirona) and an intraoral still image scanner (CEREC Bluecam; Sirona), and stone casts made from conventional impressions of the same model were scanned 8 times with a blue-light scanner as a control (Identica Blue; Medit). Accuracy consists of trueness (the extent to which the scan data differ from the reference scan) and precision (the similarity of the data from multiple scans). To evaluate precision, 8 scans were superimposed using 3-dimensional analysis software; the reference scan data were then superimposed to determine the trueness. Differences were analyzed using 1-way ANOVA and post hoc Tukey HSD tests (α=.05). Results: Trueness in the video scanner group was not significantly different from that in the control group. However, the video scanner group showed significantly lower values than those of the still image scanner group for all variables (P

Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Prosthetic Dentistry
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Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oral Surgery

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