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Our newest member of our technology equipment line-up:
CBCT 3D Dental Imaging Scanner

What is a CBCT 3D (Dental Imaging System) Scanner:

CBCT stands for Cone Beam Computed Tomography, and a CBCT 3D scanner is a dental imaging device used primarily in the field of dentistry and maxillofacial radiology. It is a specialized type of CT (Computed Tomography) scanner that captures three-dimensional images of a patient's dental and facial structures, such as teeth, jaw, sinuses, and bones. CBCT scanners use a cone-shaped X-ray beam and a detector to create high-resolution, cross-sectional images.

The dental procedures that a CBCT scanner can support through its scans include:

  1. Dental Implant Planning: CBCT scans provide detailed information about the bone quality, quantity, and location, allowing for precise planning of dental implant placement.

  2. Orthodontic Treatment Planning: CBCT scans can help orthodontists assess the positions of teeth, roots, and jaws, aiding in the development of more effective treatment plans, such as for braces or aligners.

  3. Evaluation of Temporomandibular Joints (TMJ): CBCT imaging allows for the assessment of the TMJ and surrounding structures, aiding in the diagnosis and treatment of TMJ disorders.

  4. Diagnosis of Dental Pathologies: CBCT scans can assist in the detection of dental pathologies such as cysts, tumors, and impacted teeth, enabling timely intervention and treatment planning.

  5. Evaluation of Maxillofacial Trauma: CBCT imaging helps in the evaluation of facial fractures, determining the extent of the injury and guiding the treatment approach.

Benefits of a CBCT 3D Scan for you the patient:

 

  1. Accurate Diagnosis: CBCT scans provide highly detailed 3D images of the patient's oral and maxillofacial structures, allowing for more accurate and precise diagnoses. This is especially beneficial for detecting dental issues, bone abnormalities, and oral diseases.

  2. Minimal Radiation Exposure: CBCT scanners emit lower radiation doses compared to traditional CT scans, making them safer for patients. The reduced radiation exposure is particularly important for pediatric and pregnant patients.

  3. Quick and Non-Invasive: CBCT scans are relatively quick and non-invasive, reducing patient discomfort and anxiety. The process typically takes just a few minutes, and patients do not need to undergo any invasive procedures.

  4. Enhanced Treatment Planning: Dentists and oral surgeons can use CBCT images to plan complex procedures, such as dental implants, root canals, and orthodontic treatments, with greater precision. This often results in more successful outcomes and shorter treatment times.

  5. Improved Surgical Guidance:  CBCT scans are invaluable for providing real-time guidance during oral and maxillofacial surgeries. Surgeons can navigate with precision, minimizing damage to surrounding tissues and reducing the risk of complications.

  6. Better Understanding of Conditions: Patients can benefit from a better understanding of their oral health conditions. Dentists can use 3D images to visually explain diagnosis and treatment options, empowering patients to make informed decisions about their care.

  7. Reduced Need for Additional Imaging: CBCT scans can capture a wide range of information in a single scan, reducing the need for multiple imaging sessions. This minimizes inconvenience for patients and helps contain healthcare costs.

  8. Evaluation of Hard and Soft Tissues: CBCT scans not only visualize dental structures but also soft tissues, nerves, blood vessels, and sinuses. This comprehensive view aids in the detection of a broader range of conditions.

  9. Tracking Treatment Progress: Patients undergoing orthodontic or implant treatments can benefit from CBCT scans to track the progress of their treatment. This helps ensure that adjustments are made as needed for optimal results.

  10. Improved Post-Treatment Assessment: After dental or maxillofacial treatments, CBCT scans can be used to assess the effectiveness of the procedure and ensure that the patient's oral health is restored.

  11. Preventative Care: CBCT scans can identify potential dental issues early on, allowing for proactive and preventative measures to be taken. This can help patients avoid more complex and costly treatments in the future.

  12. Customized Treatment: CBCT scans enable healthcare providers to tailor treatments to each patient's unique anatomy. This customization can lead to more effective and comfortable treatments.

Call and schedule your 3D Dental Imaging
Scan . 
Promotion at: $480 (reg. price $550)
includes scan and doctor's consultation. 
Promotion includes the cost of the scan can be applied to treatment credit.  

                 909.944.2800
 

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