CBCT Imaging and Principles

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CBCT Imaging and Principles

from 195.00


Non AGD Member: $495.00
AGD Member: $395.00
 Staff Tuition: $195.00

Discount: Use code CBCT10 before September 5th for 10% off


Dr. Shawneen Gonzalez 

Date and Location:

Saturday, Oct 21, 2017: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Oregon Health and Science University
School of Dentistry- 2730 Moody Ave.  Portland, Oregon

CE Credit:

7 Participation Credit Hours

Completion of this course meets the Mastership Award 7-credit requirement for “010-Basic Science”.

Course Overview:

Recent advancements in cone beam technology have resulted in much greater utilization of CBCT scanners as a diagnostic and treatment planning tool. This interactive course* will give participants a chance to explore CBCT software while reviewing different case studies. The course will include an overview of the basic principles of CBCT imaging and its various applications in dentistry. It will also include instruction how to use 3D volume data and data manipulation for anatomy and pathology. *Participants are required to bring a laptop to the course; as a CBCT viewer and a scan will be provided for analysis.

Course Objectives:

  • Understand fundamentals of 3D imaging, operational parameters, and radiation dosimetry

  • Become familiar with a systematic approach to reviewing anatomical data in cone beam 3D scans

  • Be able to manipulate scan data to visualize CBCT images and select appropriate methods of visualization

  • Develop an interpretation strategy and enhance proficiency in utilization of 3-D volumetric imaging for the various applications in dentistry

About the Clinician:

Dr. Gonzalez is a Director of the Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Clinic, Radiation Safety Officer and Assistant Professor at the Oregon Health & Sciences University and a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. She received her dental degree from the University of Washington and her certificate in oral and maxillofacial radiology and M.S. in Stomatology from the University of Iowa. Her research interests include education methods of oral and maxillofacial radiology specifically social media and cone beam CT uses. Dr. Gonzalez consults and interprets cone beam CT and radiographic cases through Legacy 3D Imaging in Portland, Oregon.

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