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Cone-Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) Applications in Dentistry

COURSE NUMBER: 531

Regina Casian Ruiz Velasco, DDS, Post-doctoral resident in OMR; Hui Liang, DDS, MS, PhD. Diplomate ABOMR

Credit Hours:

2 Hour(s)

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This course will review Cone-Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) and its applications in clinical dentistry. The technology and how it differs from other types of dental imaging, keys for optimal imaging based on the desired outcomes, radiation...

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Overview

This course will review Cone-Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) and its applications in clinical dentistry. The technology and how it differs from other types of dental imaging, keys for optimal imaging based on the desired outcomes, radiation dose to patients, interpretation, and medico-legal considerations will be discussed.


Syllabus: Dental Radiology

The information in this 12-module syllabus is intended (1) to meet elements of initial educational/training requirements for Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, and Dental Assistant Students related to dental radiography; (2) to provide a framework for an in-service training program in oral healthcare settings to meet annual educational/training requirements as mandated by federal, state, local and professional organizations; and (3) to serve as a resource for oral healthcare personnel wishing to review evidence-based information on specific topics related to dental radiography. A PDF is available for each module that may serve as a convenient resource.

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  • Intended Audience:

    Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students

  • Date Course Online:

    Nov 1, 2017

  • Last Revision Date:

    Oct 1, 2021

  • Course Expiration Date:

    Sep 30, 2024

  • Cost:

    Free

  • Method:

    Self-instructional

  • AGD Subject Code(s):

    731

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:


  • Describe CBCT technology and how it differs from other intraoral or extraoral dental imaging.
  • Describe dental scenarios as to when a CBCT scan might be an imaging modality of choice.
  • Discuss the options in CBCT scan acquisition to limit radiation exposure to the patient.
  • List steps to systematically review and interpret a CBCT scan.
  • Discuss the ethical and medico-legal considerations of CBCT.

Disclaimers

  • P&G is providing these resource materials to dental professionals. We do not own this content nor are we responsible for any material herein.
  • Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice.  Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.

Note: Registration is required to take test.

Author(s)

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • Dr. Casian reports no conflicts of interest associated with this course. She has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
  • Dr. Liang reports no conflicts of interest associated with this course. She has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Regina Casian Ruiz Velasco

DDS, Post-doctoral resident in OMR

Dr. Regina Casian Ruiz Velasco is a 2017 graduate of the Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Residency at Texas A&M College of Dentistry, and received a certificate in Prosthodontics from Universidad Intercontinental in Mexico City, Mexico, in ...

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Hui Liang

DDS, MS, PhD. Diplomate ABOMR

Submission Information

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8/1/2021 to 7/31/2027

Provider ID# 211886

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Procter & Gamble is designated as an approved Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc. #AADHPGC (January 1, 2022-December 31, 2023). Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial Board of Dentistry. Licensee should maintain this document in the event of an audit.