Terahertz pulsed imaging for the monitoring of dental caries: a comparison with X-ray imaging


KARAGÖZ B., KAMBUROĞLU K., ALTAN H.

Conference on Medical Laser Applications and Laser-Tissue Interactions VIII, Munich, Germany, 25 - 29 June 2017, vol.10417 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 10417
  • Doi Number: 10.1117/12.2285991
  • City: Munich
  • Country: Germany
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Dental caries in sliced samples are investigated using terahertz pulsed imaging. Frequency domain terahertz response of these structures consistent with X-ray imaging results show the potential of this technique in the detection of early caries.