Dental imaging helps the dentist detect oral issues that aren't visible in a routine dental examination. It is required before any dental procedure and aids dentists in discovering hidden oral structures, benign or malignant masses, cavities, and bone loss.
It is film-based dental imaging and helps to identify the disease within the skeletal structure. Dental images are made by directing an X-ray at the patient. A photograph film records the images that dentists then examine. Dental X-rays are used to identify:
They use electronic sensors for dental imaging and provide several benefits over traditional X-rays such as:
It helps to create a panoramic image of the facial structure. Dental images created using panoramic X-rays have a high level of detail. They offer a clear view of the nasal region, the lower and upper jaws, mandibular nerve, as well as sinuses all in one image. They are used in:
Cone Beam CT
It uses radiation to create dental images. An X-ray device set on a rotating arm creates cone-shaped beams, and a scanner gets rotated around to create high-quality, detailed images of the facial bones and dental structure.
The information collected from different views and angles is then combined to create an image. Cone Beam CT is used for:
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