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Cone Beam Computed Tomography: A Hands-on Guide to 3D Imaging in Dentistry

Sonya Kalim, DMD, MDS

Saturday, February 29, 2020
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Postle Hall (OSU Campus)

CE Credits: 7.0
Intended Audience: DDS

Cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) is a relatively recent technology that has revolutionized the modern practice of dentistry. This course will address CBCT acquisition parameters and techniques, selection criteria, and how to integrate CBCT into a dental practice to benefit patient care comprehensively. The role of CBCT in diagnosis and treatment planning in the various fields of dentistry will be discussed.

Using interactive clinical case presentations and hands-on experience using CBCT software, participants will gain a better understanding of anatomy and anatomical variations, image interpretation, and report writing. Medical legal issues will also be discussed.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the basic principles of CBCT
  • Recognize the radiation risks with different machines and procedures
  • Comprehend the indications of CBCT and methods to minimize exposure
  • Understand the different software modules and their basic operation
  • Recognize CBCT technique & machine errors, and artifacts
  • Discuss CBCT acceptable selection criteria and medicolegal requirements
  • Identify normal anatomical structures, landmarks and incidental findings
  • Understand the applications of CBCT in implant treatment planning and evaluation, endodontic diagnosis, impactions, pathology, and airway assessment.

Dentist Fee: $645 (see fee details)

Comments from past participants:

"Absolutely excellent!  It was a very helpful course.  A real service to the dental community."

"I would highly recommend this course!"

"Great course with tons of information!"

"Interactive, small class size"

"Every dentist should take this course if interested in using CBCT technology"

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