The usefulness of a haptic virtual reality simulator with repetitive training to teach caries removal and periodontal pocket probing skills

Satoshi YAMAGUCHI, Yoshinori YOSHIDA, Hiroshi NOBORIO, Shinya MURAKAMI, Satoshi IMAZATO
  • Dental Materials Journal, January 2013, Japanese Society for Dental Materials and Devices
  • DOI: 10.4012/dmj.2013-174

The usefulness of a haptic virtual reality simulator

What is it about?

Our aim was to evaluate haptic virtual reality (VR) simulation with repetitive training as a tool in teaching caries removal (CR) and periodontal pocket probing (PPP) skills.

Why is it important?

Our simulator was effective at teaching hand skills for both tasks within short-term evaluation.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4012/dmj.2013-174

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