Cone Beam CT

Introducing Cone Beam Imaging at Carolina Dental Care

Carolina Dental Care in Loris, SC, now offers advanced Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CT) for precise dental imaging. This cutting-edge technology provides detailed 3-D images of dental structures, enabling accurate treatment planning. Here's what you need to know:

What is Dental Cone Beam CT?

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  • Specialized x-ray machine for 3-D imaging.
  • Captures detailed views of dental structures and soft tissues.
  • More precise treatment planning compared to regular x-rays.

Common Uses:

  1. Orthodontic treatment planning.
  2. Surgical planning for impacted teeth.
  3. Diagnosis of temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ).
  4. Accurate placement of dental implants.
  5. Evaluation of jaw, sinuses, nerve canals, and nasal cavity.
  6. Detection and measurement of jawtumors.
  7. Determining bone structure and tooth orientation.
  8. Locating the origin of pain or pathology.

Procedure Highlights:

  • No special preparation required.
  • Metal objects and some dental work may need to be removed.
  • Pregnancy should be communicated to the dentist.
  • Takes 20 to 40 seconds for a full mouth x-ray.

How Cone Beam CT Works:

  • Square-shaped machines with rotating C-arm or gantry.
  • Captures images from different angles for 3-D reconstructions.
  • Provides high-resolution 2-D images digitally combined into a 3-D image.

Experience the precision of Cone Beam Imaging at Carolina Dental Care – where technology meets excellence in dental care. Contact us for more information and to schedule your next visit!


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