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Cone beam computed tomography

September 28, 2012 News Cone beam computed tomographyDigital radiographyNew productsNew Technologies

The Three Technologies You May Not Know About…But Should!

by lorne

The modern dental practice continues to evolve at a very rapid pace. Many systems that were paper and film based for close to a century are being replaced by digital counterparts. There are now computers in almost every office, and

April 9, 2012 News ClinicalCone beam computed tomographyImplantology

Clog – C me CBT me..

by ken

3D approach to replacing a fractured tooth with an Implant. Incredibly accurate approach to designing and placing a dental implant with the aid of a 3D x-ray that shows us the exact thickness and height of the bone we are

March 31, 2012 News APPsBlogsClinicalCone beam computed tomographyContinuing EducationEndodonticsSocial NetworkingYouTube

Resorption CBCT Mapping

by ken

This was gifted to us by Terry Pannkuk of Santa Barbara, CA. He is one of the most unique endodontic educators in the world and he brings to his efforts, the other gods of the endodontic pantheon. It’s unfortunate that

March 21, 2012 News ClinicalCone beam computed tomographyDigital radiographyRadiology

Dental students like case-based OMR course – ya think?

by ken

From DrBicuspid March 20, 2012 — A case-based, team-based oral and maxillofacial radiology (OMR) learning model at the University of Missouri-Kansas City is yielding positive results, according to a study in the Journal of Dental Education. In the study, researchers from the School

March 14, 2012 News ClinicalCone beam computed tomography

There are two moons in the night sky

by ken

Regulations in Ontario re; acquisition of cbCT equipment have been approved……….I’m farklempt, talk amongst yourselves…………diagnosis just went stratospheric, the RCDSO woke up and smelt the coffee…..now for encryption. Double clickez-vous on the images……..Would all dental radiologists in Canada step forward,

February 16, 2012 News AnatomyCone beam computed tomography

Radiographic Considerations for the Regional Anatomy in the Posterior Mandible

by ken

Natasha Yashar, Christopher G. Engeland, Alan L. Rosenfeld, Timothy P. Walsh, and Joseph V. Califano  J Periodontol • January 2012 Volume 83 • Number 1 Background: Previous studies of the inferior alveolar nerve have used cadaveric specimens in small patient groups. The purpose of

January 18, 2012 News Cone beam computed tomography

Cone Beam CT of Carotid Artery Densities

by ken

From Medscape by Robert A. Danforth, DDS; Edward E. Herschaft, DDS, MA                             Posted: 01/10/2012 This case report describes the history and significance of regional neck calcifications commonly observed on panoramic and cone beam (CB) CT radiographs in dental practice. CBCT

January 5, 2012 News Cone beam computed tomography

Understand legal issues when using CBCT scans certification or nutherwise…..

by ken

By Stuart J. Oberman, Dental Tribune December 18, 2012 As cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) becomes more prevalent in the dental field, various legal issues are coming to light. When CBCT scans are justified, they can provide the dentist with an

December 30, 2011 News CAD/CAMCone beam computed tomographyContinuing EducationTrends in Dental Education

Megatrends in dental education

by ken

As technologic change innovates and disrupts the dental service mix, it seems odd that dental education is lagging so seriously behind the innovation and sophistication of product and equipment evident in all the dental disciplines.  Why would anyone advocate learning

December 15, 2011 News CAD/CAMComputer softwareCone beam computed tomographyConnectivityContinuing EducationDental LaboratoriesImplantologyTechnologyTreatment planning

Treatment Planning and Placement of Dental Implants Continues to Change with Computer Guided Dentistry

by ken

From Cosmetic News Traditionally, the placement of dental implants has been an intuitive process. However, recent advancements in three-dimensional diagnostic and treatment technologies, has substantially changed the approach of clinicians to the treatment planning and placement of dental implants. Improvements

November 18, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomography

The raw, unbridled, unabashed, audacious, resolute power of cbCT

by ken

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November 15, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomography

Kodak Dental Systems: Free Online Webinar

by ken

This webinar is to be presented by Jordan Reiss, Endodontics Sales Director for Carestream Dental….I URGE YOU TO ATTEND – Jordan is simply one of the most knowledgeable folks in the field. This one-hour webinar will demonstrate to the user

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There is a god; we made the New York Times Sunday Review

by ken

IT’S become commonplace to criticize the “Occupy” movement for failing to offer an alternative vision. But the thousands of activists in the streets of New York and London aren’t the only ones lacking perspective: economists, to whom we might expect

October 15, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomographyEndodontics

A gift from the Netherlands

by ken

Holland possesses two things of beauty – tulips and Marga Ree Patient is a young 16 year old guy that presented with pain and a huge swelling. Virgin tooth. I saw a strange structure in the radiograph, and decided to

September 24, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomographyPeriodontology

Cone-beam CT poised to play new role in periodontics

by ken

By Kathy Kincade – editor in chief of Dr. Bicuspid Drs. Rosenfeld and Mandelaris shared their thoughts on the evolving role of periodontists in interdisciplinary dentistry and their recent experiences with cone-beam CT in their practice, which they believe will

September 6, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomography

Editorial on the use of small FOV cbCT

by ken

From the International Endodontic Journal – very well written and thought out editorial. files.me.com/ken.serota160/s27h67 Check out the vid – someone has funky tastes in muzak  Related articles Endo Perio Implant Algorithm Redux (blogohj.oralhealthjournal.com) Retreatment of failing endodontic procedures (blogohj.oralhealthjournal.com) Artifacts

September 6, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomographyEndodontics

Who ya gonna call – Ghostbusters? – ECIR isn’t fun…..or is that EICR?

by ken

Great piece on cbCT from the American Academy of Endodontists – Have to use Mobile Me until iCloud comes onstream…can’t even get the OH folks to go to Word Press let alone provide an article archive…….copyright issues you know, nudge,

September 2, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomography

cbCT Aficianado – in print and available as an APP on iTunes

by ken

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August 31, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomography

Guidelines on CBCT for Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology – European

by ken

From o’er the pond – a worthwhile read One of the primary aims of the SEDENTEXCT project was to develop evidence-based guidelines on use of CBCT in dentistry, including referral criteria, quality assurance guidelines and optimisation strategies. In 2009,we produced

August 20, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomography

Head cheese outta luck and feeling septic tanked

by ken

Hopefully that will catch someone’s attention….been trying to get one Canadian dentist to be the pebble that starts the avalanche of clinical case postings………..just ain’t happening. Thought I’d share something that goes on about 50 to 100 times a day