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Design of a Virtual Articulator for the Simulation and Analysis of Mandibular Movements in Dental CAD/CAM

By E. Solaberrieta, O. Etxaniz, R. Minguez, J. Muniozguren and A. Arias

Abstract

This paper presents a research project aiming at designing a Virtual Articulator in order to simulate and analyze mandibular movements of the human jaw. Its main goal is to improve the design of dental prostheses, adding kinematic analysis to the design process. First, plaster models are scanned. Second, the type of articulator is selected. Third, the prosthesis is statically modelled. Fourth, excursive movements are simulated using a CAD system, analyzing occlusal collisions to adequate/modify the design. Finally, the current shortcomings of virtual articulator simulation are discussed in detail and a research prospect is advanced.Organised by: Cranfield UniversityMori Seiki – The Machine Tool Compan

Topics: Dental Virtual Articulator, Occlusal contact, Collision Detection, Dental CAD/CAM
Publisher: Cranfield University Press
Year: 2009
OAI identifier: oai:dspace.lib.cranfield.ac.uk:1826/3724
Provided by: Cranfield CERES

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