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The Role of CBCT in the Evaluation of Alveolar Bone

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While traditional 2D radiography has been said to show less than 50% of the anatomy of alveolar bone, the arrival of CBCT technology for practicing orthodontists has given practitioners the ability to completely view and study this area with respect to tooth movement. An update on the related research will introduce this topic with a specific emphasis on the accuracy, application and importance of this radiological advancement followed by the presenter's own protocols for patient diagnosis and treatment methods. Case presentations will be used throughout the lecture to highlight the clinical significance of using CBCT in Orthodontics to anticipate and assess the periodontal consequences of tooth movement.

Date Added:
1/9/2013

Author(s):

Robert L Waugh, DMD, MS Robert L Waugh, DMD, MS
Dr. Waugh graduated from Georgia Health Sciences University College of Dental Medicine in 1987 with both a DMD and a Masters in Oral Biology and was elected to OKU, den...
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Questions & Comments
yaarob sara - (4/26/2013 11:50 AM)

Thank you for this excellent presentation Actually I have somme questions: 1. The greater the spatial resolution of the scan, the greater is the ability to see finer details,but, many times I can't detect a labial plate overlying the tooth and I don't know if it really doesn't exist or it is too thin to be detected. Cementum for example is normally invisible in radiographs because it is very thin and has a similar density to dentin and therefore it can't be detected. Do you think it might be the case with labial plate? 2. What is the CBCT machine used for taking these scans and what was the voxel size? Thank you Ahmed Zakaria (oral radiologist)

MESHARI ALDAMKH624 - (1/22/2013 7:15 AM)

what is the risk in not sinking the implant subcrestally/

Jalil Zhian - (1/9/2013 10:26 PM)

Excellent presentation. Thank you!!

iMagDent Austin - (1/9/2013 4:16 PM)

Very informative. Well done. Quite enlightened!

Lidia Epel - (1/9/2013 2:24 PM)

not able to access seminar "Shockwave Flash has crashed"

abdul mujeeb - (1/9/2013 5:29 AM)

good one, very informative

Henning Kiehl-Brune - (1/9/2013 5:10 AM)

Video stoped after 2 thirds!

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