Department of Prosthodontics, College of Dentistry, Yonsei University1
Boston SMart Dental Clinic2
In addition to the computer-guided implant template popularized in Korea recently, the navigation system and early-stage robot are becoming the new trend in the field of computer-assisted implant surgery. The navigation surgery system tracks the position of patient and handpiece and displays them in real-time on CT data with pre-implant planning. The purpose of this article is to describe the operation principle and method, the advantages and disadvantages, and the accuracy studies of the navigation system.
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