Volgograd Journal of Medical Research
Quarterly Journal of Science and Practice

UDK: 616.314-089.23:681

Computer-aided method of measuring occlusal contacts area in lateral teeth

I. Y. Pchelin, E. A. Buyanov, I. P. Dyakov, N. I. Derevyanchenko, D. V. Firsov, V. I. Shemonaev

Волгоградский государственный медицинский университет, кафедра ортопедической стоматологии


The occlusal contacts area is one of the objective criteria of estimating the masticatory efficiencywhich reveals the functional value of different types of manufactured dental prostheses. The authors propose a computer-aided technique of occlusal contacts area measuring in lateral teeth.


occlusiography, occlusal contacts area