Prof. Dr. Dr. Albert Mehl

Computerized Restorative Dentistry and Dental Informatics

Prof. Dr. Dr. Albert Mehl
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Affiliation: Clinic of Preventive Dentistry, Periodontology and Cariology

Clinical Specialisations

Computerized Restorative Dentistry and Dental Informatics

Research Interests

  • Computerized Dentistry (CAD/CAM)
  • Mathematical modelling of functional and biological morphology of teeth (biogeneric tooth model)
  • New concepts of virtual articulators and dynamic occlusion with corresponding mathematical algorithms
  • Optical 3D-Scanner developments
  • Esthetic Dentistry
  • Physical and mechanical properties of restorative materials with main emphasis on ceramics and composites
  • Development of new treatment concepts and diagnostic methods
  • Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Computerized Dentistry

Selected publications

Mehl, A., Gloger, W., Kunzelmann, K.-H., Hickel, R.: A new optical 3-D device for the detection of wear. J Dent Res 76, 1799-1807 (1997).

Mehl, A., Hickel, R., Kunzelmann, K.-H.: Physical properties and gap formation of light-cured composites with and without “softstart-polymerization”. J Dent 25, 321-330 (1997).

Mehl, A., Kunzelmann, K.H., Folwaczny, M., Hickel, R.: Stabilization effects of CAD/CAM ceramic restorations in extended MOD-cavities. J Adhes Dent 6, 239-245 (2004).

Mehl, A., Blanz, V., Hickel, R.: Biogeneric tooth: a new mathematical representation for tooth morphology in lower first molars. Eur J Oral Sci 113, 333-340 (2005)

Mehl, A.: A New Concept for the Integration of Dynamic Occlusion in the Digital Construction Process, Int J Comput Dent, 15: 109-123 (2012).

Mehl, A., Koch, R., Zaruba, M., Ender A.: 3D Monitoring and Quality Control Using Intraoral Optical Camera Systems, Int J Comput Dent, 16: 23-36 (2013)


Publications in ZORA (Zurich Open Repository and Archive)