Basic Users Cone Beam CT (CBCT) Course: Level I – ADA 2014

Oct 10, 2014

This course will provide the practitioner with a thorough knowledge of the principles behind CBCT, including: CBCT image and technique selection; reducing radiation risk; understanding 3-D anatomical variations; recognizing key pathological processes; and the process of CBCT interpretation and reporting.

After this course, you will be able to:

-Understand the basic principles of CBCT

-Appreciate the risks associated with ionizing radiation and how to minimize exposure

-Recognize when to prescribe CBCT scans based upon high-yield criteria and minimized radiation dose

-Review associated anatomy and the basics of pathology

-Create a CBCT image report and identify when to refer for a second opinion or over-read