Application Note

The Evaluation Of Increase And Distribution Of Temperature During The Dental Drilling Using A Thermal Imaging Camera

Source: FLIR Systems, Inc - Research & Science

By Joanna Lubieniecka, M. Sc. Eng., Jerzy Lukasiewicz, M. Sc. Eng., Joanna Bozyk, MDS, and Janusz Kleinrok, DMD

This paper discusses the use of infrared technology to study the optimal method for post space preparation of teeth including how long to drill, the type and size of dental drill used, and the type of cooling used. It presents measurements of temperature of teeth taken during the dental drilling.

FLIR Systems, Inc - Research & Science