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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...


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...


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...