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Clinical utility of dental cone-beam computed tomography: current perspectives

Authors Jaju P, Jaju S

Received 20 January 2014

Accepted for publication 17 February 2014

Published 2 April 2014 Volume 2014:6 Pages 29—43

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/CCIDE.S41621

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Prashant P Jaju,1 Sushma P Jaju2

1Oral Medicine and Radiology, 2Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Rishiraj College of Dental Sciences and Research Center, Bhopal, India

Abstract: Panoramic radiography and computed tomography were the pillars of maxillofacial diagnosis. With the advent of cone-beam computed tomography, dental practice has seen a paradigm shift. This review article highlights the potential applications of cone-beam computed tomography in the fields of dental implantology and forensic dentistry, and its limitations in maxillofacial diagnosis.

Keywords: dental implants, cone-beam computed tomography, panoramic radiography, computed tomography

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