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Clinical applications of intraoral camera to increase patient compliance - current perspectives

Authors Pentapati KC, Siddiq H

Received 24 May 2019

Accepted for publication 26 July 2019

Published 23 August 2019 Volume 2019:11 Pages 267—278


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Editor who approved publication: Professor Christopher E. Okunseri

Kalyana-Chakravarthy Pentapati, Hanan Siddiq

Department of Public Health Dentistry, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, Karnataka, India

Correspondence: Kalyana-Chakravarthy Pentapati
Department of Public Health Dentistry, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, Karnataka 576104, India
Tel +91 991 603 6303

Abstract: Technological advancements in the field of dentistry have reformed the concept of photography as a powerful medium of expression and communication. It also offers a spectrum of perception, interpretation, and execution. One of the widespread clinical applications of computerization in dentistry today is the intraoral camera (IOC). It helps in the revelation of the hidden and overlooked defects in teeth and other parts of the cavity. Dental world constitutes of microstructures that have to be recorded in a detailed manner to perform patient education, documentation of records and treatment, illustration of lectures, publication and web connectivity of complicated cases. This review emphasizes the significant applications of IOC in dentistry and its possible impact on patient compliance for dental care.

Keywords: applications, camera, compliance, dental, diagnosis, intraoral, teledentistry

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