Influence of the Display Monitor on Observer Performance in Detection of Dental Caries

Farzad Esmaeili, Esrafil Balaei, Firoz Pouralibaba, Farzaneh Kaviani & Atabak Kashefimehr
Background and aims. Digital imaging continues to gain acceptance in dentistry and video display used for this becomes important. The aim of this study was to assess the influence of the display monitor on observer performance on caries detection. Materials and methods. Artificial enamel lesions were created in 40 extracted teeth at random using 1/4 and 1/2 round burs. Teeth were mounted in dental stone blocks to simulate a hemi-dentition. Approximate exposures were recorded at...