CBCT- Basics and Interpretation

CBCT- Basics and Interpretation

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 AGD_Member: $395.00
 Non_AGD_Member: $495.00
 Staff_Tuition: $195.00


Shikha Rathi Dr.

Date and Location:

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2020: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
OAGDF Center

CE Credit:

8 Participation 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 instructions on how to use 3D volume data and data manipulation for anatomy and pathology. *Participants are required to bring a laptop to the course; a CBCT viewer and a selected scans 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 3D anatomical data and identify normal anatomy of the jaws, TMJs, paranasal sinuses and airway along with anatomic variations • Be able to manipulate scan data to visualize CBCT images and select appropriate methods of visualization along with developing an interpretation strategy • Become familiar with legal and ethical considerations relevant to CBCT interpretation

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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