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Effect of Zooming, Colorization, and Contrast Conversion on Proximal Caries Detection

Solmaz Valizadeh 1 , Sepideh Rahimian 1 , Mojgan Balali 2 and Zeynab Azizi 1 , *
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1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Dental School, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Dentist, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Avicenna Journal of Dental Research: March 2017, 9 (1); e29368
  • Published Online: July 5, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: April 19, 2015
  • Revised: June 21, 2015
  • Accepted: July 26, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/ajdr.29368

To Cite: Valizadeh S, Rahimian S, Balali M, Azizi Z. Effect of Zooming, Colorization, and Contrast Conversion on Proximal Caries Detection, Avicenna J Dent Res. 2017 ;9(1):e29368. doi: 10.5812/ajdr.29368.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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