WG-22: Dentistry

SecretariatAmerican Dental Association (ADA)
Gregory Zeller, wg22chairs@dicomstandard.org
ChairTrishul Allareddy, American Dental Association/Univ. of Iowa
Chris Bope: Envista/DEXIS
Last strategy update2020-12-04
MinutesWG-22 minutes
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To address all issues relating to the DICOM Standard for dental and maxillofacial applications including imaging and use of imaging in diagnosis, treatment simulation, treatment guidance, and tissue restoration using CAD/CAM. These include (but are not limited to) ordering, acquisition, processing, storage, communication, display and reporting.

Current Supplements, Work and Objectives:

  • DICOM CP1570 Add Dental Acquisition Context Group to the Visible Light Image Module

Reviewed by WG 6 with revisions.

  • DICOM CP1571 Add Orthodontics and Forensic Odontology view sets to Structured Display

Reviewed by WG 6 with revisions.

●        Collaborating with WG-28/ WG-02 on  Radiation Dose Structured Report (RDSR) Supplement

new informative annex. 

Challenges and Opportunities (Environment)

  • Encourage vendors to participate in finding solutions.

Future Roadmap and Objectives (Committee Direction):

  • 3D optical surface scan
  • CAD/CAM Prosthetic Value Chain
  • Coordination with WG 28 on Universal Radiation Dose Structured Report (RDSR)
  • Implant treatment guidance
  • Surgical workflow issues in dentistry
  • Multi-dimensional presentation states;
  • Add “DICOM Implementation of Color in Dentistry” (ICC) or Enhanced Color Mapping in Dentistry