Augmented Reality


Mixed Reality Guided Root Canal Therapy

AE-CAI Workshop 2023

Fangjie Li* Qingying Gao* Nengyu Wang Nicholas Greene Tianyu Song Omid Dianat Ehsan Azimi

* Co-first author

KEYWORDS: Mixed Reality, Root Canal Therapy, Navigation, Augmented Reality

Root Canal Therapy (RCT) is a widely performed procedure in dentistry, with over 25 million individuals undergoing it annually. This procedure is carried out to address inflammation or infection within the root canal system of affected teeth. However, accurately aligning CT scan information with the patient’s tooth has posed challenges, leading to errors in tool positioning and potential negative outcomes. To overcome these challenges, we have developed a mixed reality application using an Optical See-Through Head-Mounted Display (OST-HMD)…