Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT)

Is a more recent type of equipment with similarities to panoramic machine in the appearance. But it produces a cone shaped x-ray with a specially designed detector, to reconstruct achieved data to a 3D scan. 


Your dentist may order this technology

  • To assess the shape and dimension of jaw bone in case of implant planning.
  • Also to detect the proximity of nerve canal to roots of a wisdom tooth
  • To evaluate the location of impacted teeth and its effect on surrounding structure in orthodontic planning
  • Oral surgery
  • Endodontics