Dentomaxillofac Radiol 2021 Nov 23:20210363. Epub 2021 Nov 23.
Department of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America.
Objectives: Ultrasound emerges as a complement to cone-beam computed tomography in dentistry, but struggles with artifacts like reverberation and shadowing. This study seeks to help novice users recognize soft tissue, bone, and crown of a dental sonogram, and automate soft tissue height (STH) measurement using deep learning.
Methods: In this retrospective study, 627 frames from 111 independent cine loops of mandibular and maxillary premolar and incisors collected from our porcine model ( = 8) were labeled by a reader. Read More