Problem related to automatic isolation/separation/ segmentation of each tooth from dental x-ray image

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Bhagyashree Shivpuje
Bhagyashree Shivpuje on 22 Apr 2016
Commented: sanju on 30 May 2016
Hello, Here I attached dental X-ray image. I am getting problem in separating each tooth from this image. Can anyone help me to isolate the teeth from this image. Thank you.
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sanju
sanju on 30 May 2016
hi bhagyashree, where you able to separate each tooth from the image. actually am facing the same problem, so if u could help then it would be great.

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Alessandro Masullo
Alessandro Masullo on 22 Apr 2016
It's not an easy task. Since there is no specific edge, brightness or anything that defines the shape of each tooth, I reckon the best solution would be using some texton-like analysis.
You need some samples of teeth images to compare with your X-ray. Doing this comparison you should be able to extract teeth from the image.
Youn can find more references here:
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