DID YOU KNOW THAT YOU COULD GET A CT SCAN IN YOUR VERY OWN DENTAL PRACTICE?
Our team of highly trained professionals at The Briars Dental Centre are pleased to announce that the practice now have a small volume CBCT (Cone Beam Computed Tomography) scanner.
What is a CBCT scanner?
A CBCT scanner is a high-tech and modern scanning machine, which is capable of producing high-quality panoramic, paranasal sinus, temporal bone and dental cone beam CT 3D images at a fraction of the dose of conventional CT systems. Leading to more precise diagnosis and treatment for the affected area. Unlike traditional X-rays, CBCT scanners can distinguish between different types of tissue and this enables the dentist to see structures in and around the mouth in greater detail.
What are the benefits?
The scanner produces incredibly accurate and detailed images, which are extremely beneficial during the detection and diagnosis of oral health problems and structural abnormalities.ment.
What are CBCT scanners used for?
CBCT scanners are becoming increasingly important, as dentistry evolves and becomes more dependent on technology. The CS 9300 system, scanner used at our Dental Practice has a wide range of uses in the field of dentistry, including:
- Dental implant planning and placement
- Diagnosis and detection of infections and tumours
- Oral surgery
- TMJ (temporomandibular joint disorder) diagnosis and evaluation
- Complex endodontic cases
- Orthodontic treatment
- Periodontal disease
The charge for a CBCT scan is £145.00, additionally a report can be produced for a further £80.
Ask your dentist for more information today.