Hungarian Radiology

[Dental-CT imaging]

SZABÓ Tünde, BAGI Róbert, MONOKI Erzsébet, BANDULA Mihály

DECEMBER 20, 2007

Hungarian Radiology - 2007;81(07-08)

[Nowadays the widespread application of dental and oral surgical procedures and the use of dental implants established the need of special examination of the jaw. These implants are mainly made of metal and surgically imbedded into the edentulous jaw. Metallic artefacts deteriorate the diagnostic value of conventional X-ray. In the past years, the use of multislice CT technique and dental reformatting program can demonstrate structures which were hardly or not visible due to their shape and location. The aim of this review is to introduce this special dental CT program.]

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