IJAT Vol.3 No.5 pp. 494-501
doi: 10.20965/ijat.2009.p0494


Dental Treatment with Laser Beam -Monitoring Enabling Safe Hard-Tooth-Tissue Removal-

Keiji Yamada*, Takashi Ueda**, Akira Hosokawa**,
Tatsuaki Furumoto**, and Ryutaro Tanaka**

*Graduate School of Engineering, Hiroshima University, 1-4-1 Kagamiyama, Higashi-hiroshima, Hiroshima 739-8527, Japan

**Institute of Science and Engineering, Kanazawa University, Kakuma-machi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-1192, Japan

May 18, 2009
July 22, 2009
September 5, 2009
Nd:YAG laser, Er:YAG laser, temperature measurement, spectroscopic measurement, sound-level monitoring
With laser-based dental treatment coming into increasing use, we introduce in-process monitoring using a two-color pyrometer and spectroscopic measurement ensuring safe treatment. Sound level monitoring is proposed for detecting hard-dental-tissue removal based on the relationship between tissue removal and sound.
Cite this article as:
K. Yamada, T. Ueda, A. Hosokawa, T. Furumoto, and R. Tanaka, “Dental Treatment with Laser Beam -Monitoring Enabling Safe Hard-Tooth-Tissue Removal-,” Int. J. Automation Technol., Vol.3 No.5, pp. 494-501, 2009.
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