This document specifies requirements and test methods for intraoral cameras used in dentistry on the patient for pictorial representation of the oral cavity in order to support diagnosis and facilitate patient information. It specifies requirements, test methods, instructions for use and marking.
This document is not applicable to
a) powered polymerization activators for polymerization of dental materials;
b) exclusively extraoral camera equipment to prepare overviews or to record treatments;
c) dental microscopes for minimally invasive treatments;
d) medical endoscopes;
e) camera handpieces for tooth illumination (transillumination);
f) CAD/CAM scanner handpieces;
g) combinations of dental instruments with camera functions;
h) cameras for endodontic purposes;
i) devices for root canal inspection (endoscopic microcameras);
j) cameras for tool navigation;
k) cameras for determination of tooth colour.