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Dental Cone Beam CT: What Is It?

Dental CBCTs are a special variety of X-ray equipment for situations where standard dental x-rays aren’t enough. They serve a great purpose as diagnostic tools and can be used to produce images similar to conventional CT imaging. The upside is that they do this with far less radiation, which helps to minimize the risk to...

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CBCT Scan Dental

In dentistry, today, one of the most common questions is: “Do I really need a CT scan for dental implant placing?” It’s a fair question. This is a growing industry, and CBCT scanners are a popular piece of equipment. That said, there’s a simple answer to this question: Yes!  CBCT scans balance anatomical accuracy for...

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CBCT For Wisdom Teeth

Third molars or “wisdom” teeth usually erupt between the ages of 17 and 21 years of age. Many of us end up needing to have these molars extracted, as they overcrowd our jaws and can be quite painful.  Contemporary dental care has made the process of retaining healthier teeth for longer periods of time. CBCT...

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CBCT For Orthodontics

Evaluating Dental Structures Conventional radiography represents 3D structures on a 2D plane, which is obviously limiting. CBCT imaging, meanwhile, represents the anatomical structure properly in sagittal, coronal, and lateral views. This is more comprehensive, more accurate, and better, overall. Evaluating Impacted Teeth CBCT is most-commonly used to analyze teeth and their surrounding locations. This works...

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CBCT For Implants

Since their introduction, dental implants have become an increasingly popular option among patients. As dentists develop their practice to meet the skyrocketing demand for these implants, cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) has emerged as an essential treatment tool in planning and post-procedure.  It starts with the ability to create accurate 3D images of a mouth...

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CBCT For Endodontics

3D imaging makes it easier for practitioners to analyze the inside of the human mouth, from detecting to diagnosing for a more effective treatment plan. Endodontic radiography specifically draws from different areas, and the thickness of the cortical bone plays a role in this regard. 2D images, in most cases, will need to be superimposed...

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CBCT For Dental

Dental CBCT equipment helps medical professionals take comprehensive, high-quality x-rays of the inside of their patients’ mouths. But what are their specific benefits for dental work? Let’s take a closer look: CBCTs zone in on specific areas with pinpoint accuracy, generating x-rays on spaces as small as a single tooth root. Allowing dentists to control...

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Are CBCT Scans Safe?

Cone beam computed tomography, or CBCT is one of the most impactful innovations in the last decade of dentistry. It’s a certified effective oral health analysis technique and considered by most to be a medical standard for its efficacy.  Radiation doses from dental CBCT exams are typically lower than other CT exams. Dental CBCT exams,...

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Where To Buy CBCT?

Technology has advanced at such a rapid pace that dental professionals are now able to serve patients in completely new and innovative ways. These advancements are truly astounding, and dental CBCT scans are at the top of this list in many different ways. CBCT scanners have revolutionized the way dentists make diagnoses. Taking a three-dimensional...

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Where CBCT is Used?

The cone beam computed tomography scanner is a special type of x-ray machine that takes three-dimensional images of the jaw. This produces a detailed image of the structure of the teeth and paints a highly accurate picture of what’s going on inside your mouth.  The CBCT scanner can be found in most dental and orthodontic...