This course is designed to familiarize each participant with the fundamentals of cone beam computed tomography technology and radiation risks. What features to consider when purchasing a cone beam CT unit is discussed.
Course Objectives: (Upon completion of the course the participant will understand the following)
- How a cone beam CT is acquired and reconstructed as well as differences between CBCT and medical CT
- What a clinician should consider when determining which CBCT will work best for their office
- What the radiation dosage is for a CBCT and how that is different from a 2D image. Radiation protection will be discussed
Upon completion of this course content the participant will receive 1 CE Credit.