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Novel System for Bite-Force Sensing and Monitoring Based on Magnetic Near Field Communication
Año:2012
Áreas de investigación
  • Ciencias naturales y ciencias de la salud,
  • Tecnología electrónica y de las comunicaciones
Datos
Descripción
Abstract: Intraoral devices for bite-force sensing have several applications in odontology and maxillofacial surgery, as bite-force measurements provide additional information to help understand the characteristics of bruxism disorders and can also be of help for the evaluation of post-surgical evolution and for comparison of alternative treatments. A new system for measuring human bite forces is proposed in this work. This system has future applications for the monitoring of bruxism events and as a complement for its conventional diagnosis. Bruxism is a pathology consisting of grinding or tight clenching of the upper and lower teeth, which leads to several problems such as lesions to the teeth, headaches, orofacial pain and important disorders of the temporomandibular joint. The prototype uses a magnetic field communication scheme similar to low-frequency radio frequency identification (RFID) technology (NFC). The reader generates a low-frequency magnetic field that is used as the information carrier and powers the sensor. The system is notable because it uses an intra-mouth passive sensor and an external interrogator, which remotely records and processes information regarding a patient?s dental activity. This permits a quantitative assessment of bite-force, without requiring intra-mouth batteries, and can provide supplementary information to polysomnographic recordings, current most adequate early diagnostic method, so as to initiate corrective actions before irreversible dental wear appears. In addition to describing the system?s operational principles and the manufacture of personalized prototypes, this report will also demonstrate the feasibility of the system and results from the first in vitro and in vivo trials.
Internacional
Si
JCR del ISI
Si
Título de la revista
Sensors
ISSN
1424-8220
Factor de impacto JCR
1,739
Información de impacto
Volumen
12 (9)
DOI
10.3390/s120911544
Número de revista
2012 12(9)
Desde la página
11544
Hasta la página
1155
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Participantes
  • Autor: Andres Diaz Lantada (UPM)
  • Autor: Carlos Gonzalez Bris (UPM)
  • Autor: Pilar Lafont Morgado (UPM)
  • Autor: Jesus Sanz Maudes (UPM)
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Grupo de Conectividad
  • Grupo de Investigación: GI-IM: Grupo de Investigación en Ingeniería de Máquinas
  • Departamento: Tecnología Electrónica
  • Departamento: Ingeniería Mecánica y de Fabricación
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