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Comparative analysis of standard and computerized profile cephalometric diagnostics in orthodontics

Author(s): Milutinović Jovana | Nedeljković Nenad | Nikolić Predrag

Journal: Stomatološki Glasnik Srbije
ISSN 0039-1743

Volume: 53;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 246;
Date: 2006;
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Keywords: computerized and standard analysis | profile cephalogram

Aim: The aim of this research was to compare the standard and computerized method of cephalogram analysis. In this research 32 patients visiting Belgrade University School of Dentistry, dept. of orthodontics were involved. Material and Method: This research was based on cephalogram analysis for every patient. All of the cephalograms were analyzed in two ways: 1. standrad method and 2. computerized method using Nemotec Dental Studio NX 2005 software. Results: Additional possibilities and properties of computer software for the computerized cephalogram analysis caused the differences in results. Conclusion: Based on the results, it can be concluded that there was no statistical difference comparing both methods. Computerized cephalogram analysis provides higher speed and software possibilities compared to standard method.
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