Conebeam computed tomography (CBCT) scanners, with the ability to rotate around the patient’s head and capture up to 600 unique images of the patient’s teeth and surrounding tissue, is quickly becoming a fixture in modern dental clinics. More and more clinicians make use of these scans before undertaking complex procedures such as endodontic surgery and implant positioning. This article aims to take a look at this technology and why it may be time for your clinic to make the switch.
Here are the advantages of using CBCT in your clinic:
Because of the benefits listed above, more dentists are purchasing CBCT equipment for their practice. However, intensive preparation has to be considered. Here are some of the considerations that you have to take note of when preparing your operatory for CBCT use: