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