- Volume 15 Issue 12
A STUDY OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE FOR THE MEASURING THE TONGUE PRESSURE
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- Lee, Ho-Yong (Dept. of Prosthontics, College of Dentistry, Yonsei University) ;
- Kim, ki-Hwan (Dept. of Prosthontics, College of Dentistry, Yonsei University) ;
- Chung, Kyung-Hoon (Dept. of Prosthontics, College of Dentistry, Yonsei University)
- Published : 1977.12.30
It has been widely believed that the exact measurement of the forces exerted on teeth and its structures by the lingual and perioral musculatures such as lip, cheek and tongue is important and significant in dentistry. Such measuring, moreover, is highly emphasized the importance of the fact that it can be of much help to study the physiological function displayed in the oral cavity. Recognizing the importance of measuring the pressures, the author has devised an electronic device consisting of pressure transducers utilizing reistance-strnain gauges. This electronic strain gauge was very easy to manipulate and its scale error was extremely minimized, unaffected by mouth temperature, mosture and external forces Author was able to read its results with attached meter without using calibration chart. Futhermore, the sensitivity of this electronic device was extremely high, Thus it facilitated to measure a force from 0 to 230 grams.