Accession Number:

ADA059733

Title:

The Scientific Application of Light and Color to the Dental Environment.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Oct-Dec 77,

Corporate Author:

SCHOOL OF AEROSPACE MEDICINE BROOKS AFB TEX

Report Date:

1978-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

This report was compiled to provide guidance in using light and color scientifically in the dental environment. Visible light and the contiguous infrared and ultraviolet regions of the electromagnetic spectrum have measurable physiologic effects on man. Also, component wavelengths of visible light color appear to have definite psychological manifestations. Specific applications of light are recommended for the various divisions of USAF dental facilities. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE