Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) Basics and Interpretation


Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) Basics and Interpretation

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 AGD Member: $295.00
 Non AGD Member: $385.00


Dr. Shikha Rathi

Date and Location:

Saturday, May 06, 2017: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Club NW, Grants Pass OR

CE Credit:

7 Lecture Credit Hours



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. Rathi is a board certified Oral and Maxillofacial Radiologist and maintains a private practice in tele radiology reporting services in Roseville, California. She is an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Orthodontics at the University of Pacific, San Francisco and an associate radiologist at DDI imaging center in Roseville, California. She has authored several chapters in various textbooks and is a recognized reviewer of the journal of Oral Surgery, Oral Pathology, Oral Medicine, Oral Radiology (OOOO).

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