Computer generated treatment plans are used to help educate patients
Discuss the significance of the electronic patient record in integrating practice management and clinical applications.
Discuss the impact of changing demographics on dental practice.
Define diagnostic tools including the X-ray, digital X-ray, electronic concordance, and the new tools that use light.
Define minimally invasive dentistry.
Emphasizes prevention and the least possible intervention
List the uses of computers in dental surgery.
Describe the trend toward growing specialization.
Describe the emerging field of teledentistry.
Involves the application of a material the material to the tooth that the shape than polished
Clinical decision-support systems (CDSS)
Computer programs that helps healthcare professionals in making diagnoses by analyzing patient data
cone beam CT (CDCT) scanner
More precisely focuses of radiation on a tumor; can be attached to the machine delivering radiation; creating three dimensional images so that doctors to compare the latest images with the earlier images they use the plan the treatment
Attempts to create a more attractive smile
Deterioration of the enamel of the teeth caused by acids
Used to replace missing teeth; computers help plan the exact placement of the implant
Combines Computer Technology with dentistry to create a bases for research, education, and the solution of real-world problems in oral healthcare using computer applications
Electronic dental chart
Dental chart in an electronic form; standardized, easy research, and easier read. It will integrate practice management tasks with clinical information
Dental speciality that diagnoses in treats diseases of the pulp
Fiber optic camera
Analogous to the endoscope to use in surgery. It is used to view an area of the mouth that is normally difficult to see
Concerned with diagnosing and treating disease of the gums and other structures supporting that eat