What is Dental CT and Working Principle1

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Dental Computed Tomography (CT) scan


Dental Computed Tomography (CT) is a special type of x-ray machine. This system used by oral professionals rotates around the patient, capturing data using a cone-shaped X-ray beam.

Data from those systems are use to construct 3-dimensional.
Images for various clinical applications including treatment planning of orthodontic issues, structures of the face, endodontic, diagnosis of dental trauma, etc.

Dental CT function

      Dental CT scanner are machines that include an upright chair for sitting which have a rotating C-arm, an x-ray image intensifier that contains an x-ray source and detector. Cone beam CT machines with a table include a rotating gantry.

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    The C-arm or gantry rotates the head in a complete 360-degree rotation capturing multiple images from different angles which combine to form a single 3-D image.

      The x-ray source and detector are mount on opposite sides of the revolving C-arm and rotate in unison. In a single rotation, the detector generates 150 to 200 high resolution 2-D images, which are digitally combined to form a 3-D image.



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Technical risks of  Dental CT

    Risks may include a slight chance of cancer from excessive exposure to radiation. an accurate diagnosis far outweighs the risk.





The procedure is entirely pain-free and takes approximately 15-20 minutes. A dental cone beam CT scan is a machine that combines dental X-rays. Computerized tomography to create a 3D image of the jaws, including the bone shape and structure, soft tissues, and teeth.

A single CBCT scan can show potential dental issues facial fractures,tooth decay, periodontal infections, abnormal growths, bone loss, irregularities of the temporomandibular joint, and problems with the tooth roots or dental pulp.

There is just that one x-ray can show there are many different kinds of dental x-rays.

 They serve many different X-rays to show the dentist they show bone level. The sinus cavity, the mandibular nerve, decay, abscesses, nerves of the teeth, enamel on the teeth.

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