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An Orthodontist's Guide to Prescribing Conventional 2D and 3D CBCT Radiographs

Description:
Radiographic diagnosis is an important part of orthodontic treatment planning. 3D conebeam CT (CBCT) has advanced orthodontic care for many patients; however, it has not supplanted conventional two-dimensional radiographs which, when comparing equal levels of radiation, offer superior image quality. This Webinar explains when CBCT is indicated with/in place of 2D radiography and how to prescribe 2D and/or 3D x-ray on a patient-specific basis, thereby conforming to Federal guidelines mandating radiation levels 'as low as reasonably achievable' -- especially with regard to younger patients.

Date Added:
5/28/2015

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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Maurice Salama - (9/11/2014 11:40 AM)

I would NEVER do an exposure of an impacted tooth WITHOUT a CBCT and this shows why. Great Great Presentation and not just for Orthodontists. thanks Dr. Salama

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