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Cone Beam Computed Tomography

Prashant P Jaju

132 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

Cone Beam Computed Tomography is an imaging technique in which x-rays diverge to form a cone. Cone Beam Computed Tomography: A Clinician’s Guide to 3D Imaging is a concise, highly illustrated manual on this increasingly important form of imaging in dentistry.

Divided into twelve chapters, the book begins with a history of Cone Beam Computed Tomography, followed by chapters on the physics and apparatus of CBCT and the need for CBCT in dentistry. Further chapters cover the role of CBCT in specific sub-specialties of dentistry, and a glossary provides an explanation of CBCT terminology.

The role of CBCT in prosthodontics, orthodontics and airway analysis, endodontics and caries diagnosis, oral and maxillofacial pathologies, periodontal disease and forensic odontology, is described in detail. This book also brings the reader up to date on possible future applications of CBCT in dentistry.

Cone Beam Computed Tomography: A Clinician’s Guide to 3D Imaging includes 180 full colour images and illustrations, further enhancing this invaluable resource for dentists.

Key Points

  • Concise guide to 3D imaging in dentistry
  • Includes a history and basics of CBCT, as well as the role of CBCT in various dentistry sub-specialties
  • 189 full colour images and illustrations
Author Bio

Prashant P Jaju MDS
Associate Professor, Oral Medicine and Radiology, Rishiraj College of Dental Sciences and Research Centre, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India