Stomatoloski glasnik Srbije 2006 Volume 53, Issue 4, Pages: 246-252
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Comparative analysis of standard and computerized profile cephalometric diagnostics in orthodontics

Milutinović Jovana, Nedeljković Nenad, Nikolić Predrag

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. standard 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.

Keywords: computerized and standard analysis, profile cephalogram

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