Application of CT in dentistry

Sholapurkar, Amar, and Shenoy, Nadita (2006) Application of CT in dentistry. In: Presentations from the XVII National Conference of the Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology. From: XVIII National Conference of the Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology, 8-10 December 2006, Bangalore, India.

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[Extract] Advantages of CT over conventional film radiography

•CGT completely eliminates the superimposition of images of structures outside the area of interest.

•Because of the inherent high-contrast resolution of CT, differences beween tissues that differ in physical density by less than 1% can be distinguished;

•Data from a single CT imaging procedure can be viewed in the axial, coronal, or saggital planes

•CT allows reconstruction of cross-sectional iamges of the entire maxilla or mandible or both from a single imaging procedure

•Reformat the data acquired from axial CT scans into three-dimensional images


•High radiation dose to patient

•Cost factor

•Allergy to contrast agent

Item ID: 40353
Item Type: Conference Item (Poster)
Date Deposited: 02 Sep 2015 04:00
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1105 Dentistry > 110599 Dentistry not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920402 Dental Health @ 100%
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