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Annual Session 2022

AS22B48 - Why Cone Beam CT for Orthodontics? The Myths & the Facts

May 22, 2022 2:10pm ‐ May 22, 2022 2:40pm

Credits: None available.


This lecture will review advantages for using cone beam CT for the orthodontic patient. It will cover where 3D imaging is superior to 2D for certain cases and how it can change treatment planning. Some myths about cone beam will be discussed such as dose and quality of imaging.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand basic concepts and definitions with respect to image formation in Cone Beam CT.
  • Identify advantages of cone beam CT and 3D imaging and which orthodontic patients benefit the most from this type of imaging.
  • Dispel myths with respect to dose and image quality in Cone Beam imaging.



Credits: None available.

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