X-RAY 3D SCAN
X-RAY and CT Scan
A dental 3D scan allows clinicians to view dental anatomy from different angles. 3D scan can help gain a better view of bone structures, such as adjacent root positions, in order to locate canals and root fractures, as well as provide the ability to more accurately measure anatomical structures
Will a CT scan show a tooth infection?
An X-ray of the aching tooth can help identify an abscess. Your dentist may also use X-rays to determine whether the infection has spread, causing abscesses in other areas. Recommend a CT scan. If the infection has spread to other areas within the neck, a CT scan may be used to assess the extent of the infection.
Are dental CT scans safe?
It is safe due to digital technology, patient will get less X-RAY radiation than conventional one.
Do you need a CT scan for dental implants?
Getting a CT Scan is a key element before proceeding with orthodontic or implant dental care. Before you even sit down to get dental implants, you’ll need this scan. This is to your benefit as the technology allows for a more accurate reading of your teeth’s condition
How long does a dental CT scan take?
The positioning takes a few minutes, but each scan takes less than a minute to perform. You may need more than one scan depending on the reason for your examination.