Journal Article

The validation of an orthodontic expert system rule-base for fixed appliance treatment planning

C Stephens and N Mackin

in The European Journal of Orthodontics

Published on behalf of European Orthodontics Society

Volume 20, issue 5, pages 569-578
Published in print October 1998 | ISSN: 0141-5387
Published online October 1998 | e-ISSN: 1460-2210 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejo/20.5.569
The validation of an orthodontic expert system rule-base for fixed appliance treatment planning

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A peer review clinical trial was undertaken to assess the appropriateness of the advice produced by an expert system designed to plan orthodontic treatment in which the pre-adjusted bracket appliance was to be used. The results showed that the expert system's treatment plans were as reliable as those produced by a group of orthodontists. Two members of the panel actually ranked the expert system's plans more highly than their own.

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