Cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) is a relatively new 3D imaging technology available to the orthodontist. Dental school and graduate program training in CBCT varies, and this presentation is designed to provide an overview of CBCT for the dental professional with focus on the specialty of orthodontics. Covered topics include different ways to view CBCT data, scan reviewing/reporting, and interpretation principles.
Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of different ways of viewing CBCT data.
Understand requirements for scan reviewing and reporting.
Apply some basic interpretation principles to the classification of pathology.