Cone Beam CT: Contemporary Breakthroughs and Current Trends in Applications and Interpretation

Anita Gohel, BDS, PhD, FICD
Sonya Kalim, DMD, MDS

Friday, October 20, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Blackwell Inn and Pfahl Conference Center (OSU Campus)

CE Credits: 7.0
Intended Audience: DDS

Cone beam CT has transformed the practice of dentistry. This course will address recent advances in CBCT imaging and how to incorporate these into the dental practice for optimal patient care. The technology as well as the practical uses of CBCT for improving diagnosis and treatment planning in various fields of dentistry will also be discussed.

Participants will be able to get a better understanding of CBCT anatomy and anatomical variations. Image interpretation, writing CBCT reports, as well as medical legal issues will also be addressed. Participants will gain hands-on experience using CBCT software while being guided through proper CBCT interpretation using clinical cases.*

*IMPORTANT: Each course registrant is required to bring their own laptop computer to the course.  Please verify that your computer is compatible with the CBCT software by checking the requirements. 
PC Requirements
Mac Requirements


Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the basic principles of CBCT
  • Recognize the radiation risks with different machines and procedures
  • Review 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


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