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Who Invented CBCT?

In 1967, engineer Sir Godfrey N.Hounsfield invented the 1st generation C.T. scanner. A single detector element captured an x-ray beam. The detector and source rotated by a single degree, only, and were known as “pencil” beam scanners. At the time, they were only designed to scan the head. It wasn’t until 1982 that Robles RA...

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Who Discovered CBCT?

Sir Godfrey N. Hounsfield invented CBCT technology in 1967, although it was originally developed for use in angiography, not dentistry. In the years that followed, it would subsequently be applied to work in the maxillofacial field, which was a step in the direction of dentistry. It was only in the late ‘90s that it became...

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What Is CBCT Scan Blog?

CBCT is an X-Ray examination technique that creates 3D images of teeth and jaws. As an approach, this extremely valuable to a dentist, giving them a more complete overview of the patient’s jaw, overall.  These scans are actually useful in various fields of dentistry, from dental implants to root canal treatments and managing impacted teeth....

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What Does Dental Equipment Cost?

Depending on the size and layout of your dental practice, the costs of your dental supplies could vary quite a lot. There are ways to cut costs, obviously, from cheaper brands of floss to budget-friendly x-ray machines. What’s important is to do your research and get as much functionality as you can, based on your...

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What Does CBCT Stand For?

CBCT stands for cone beam computed tomography and is also sometimes known as C-arm CT, cone beam volume CT, and flat panel CT. What this amounts to is a medical imaging technique that specifically uses divergent X-rays to form a cone, which are then used as part of a computed tomography process. In recent years,...

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How To Buy Dental Equipment

Dental equipment is a big investment, and obviously crucial to the functionality of any dental office. That said, knowing how to buy dental equipment is every bit as important as knowing that you need to get it. And, with a little help from us, you’ll know everything you need to know to get the right...

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How Much Does A Dental CBCT Scan Cost?

Cone beam Dental CT technology has changed the face of the dental practice, permanently. This tech provides three-dimensional analyses of each tooth and the supporting structures around them. But how much does a dental CBCT scan cost?  At one stage, CT scans could cost between $1,000 and $1,500 for each scan, not to mention the...

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How CBCT Works?

Dental cone-beam computed tomography, or CBCT, uses x-rays when standard dental or facial x-rays are insufficient. It’s a type of CT scanner that produces 3D dental images, including soft tissues and nerve pathways, as well as craniofacial bones. It creates detailed images for more accurate and precise treatment. This isn’t the same as standard CT...

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Dental Equipment For Sale

Set A Budget Any investment over a few dollars in value should come down to clever use of your budget. Nobody wants to run out of money halfway through a project, so write out a budget so nothing takes you by surprise.  Prioritize Setting your priorities when selecting dental equipment will help you choose what...