Implant Planning Using Cone Beam Computed Tomography

Prior to placing a dental implant, it is necessary to evaluate the anatomy in order to prevent intrusion to undesirable areas, prepare for bone augmentation, and optimize implant stability and position

David Sarment

2013

Scholarcy highlights

  • Prior to placing a dental implant, it is necessary to evaluate the anatomy in order to prevent intrusion to undesirable areas, prepare for bone augmentation, and optimize implant stability and position
  • This chapter focuses on practical anatomic considerations as applied to the daily practice of dental implants
  • The presence of a palatal wall and apical bone are critical to an ideal immediate implant placement
  • When using small field of views cone beam computed tomography, the level of radiation is somewhat reasonable, it is possible to scan an area of interest a second time
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