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CBCT as an Interdisciplinary Diagnostic and Treatment Planning Tool

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The era of in-office Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) has unequivocally transformed interdisciplinary dentofacial therapy (IDT). While in-office CBCT imaging may be the latest technological breakthrough enhancing opportunities for treatment planning, it is diagnosis that has remained the constant variable critical for predictable patient outcomes. In the “team-approach” context, surgical specialists are expanding the boundaries of reconstructive surgery and are often called upon to treat more complex bone deformities in patients seeking dentofacial and/or craniofacial rehabilitation. Faced with today’s patient demands, the need for predictable surgical strategies is of even greater importance to ensure successful outcomes. This presentation will discuss and demonstrate the utilization of CBCT imaging from the perspective and scope of a periodontist and an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Treatment planning, critical thinking skills and surgical execution of cases demonstrating complex dentoalveolar bone reconstruction and craniofacial deformities will be presented demonstrating how this paradigm shift has expanded capabilities and predictability to treat demanding cases.

Date Added:
8/14/2014

Author(s):

Daniel B. Spagnoli, DDS, PhD Daniel B. Spagnoli, DDS, PhD
Dr. Spagnoli received his BS in biology from West Virginia Wesleyan College in 1974 and an MS and PhD in anatomy from West Virginia University School of Medicine in 1977 and 1...
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George A. Mandelaris, DDS, MS George A. Mandelaris, DDS, MS
Dr. Mandelaris attended the University of Michigan, School of Dentistry, and later completed a three-year post-graduate residency program in Periodontology at the University o...
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Maurice Salama - (8/16/2014 8:22 PM)

Remarkable use of technologies for 3D planning in complex therapies. Thanks Dr. Salama

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