Cone Beam CT: Technical Aspects to Get the Most Out of it in the Clinics

Date: Sunday, September 25, 2022
Time: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Location: University of Maryland School of Dentistry - Live Webinar via Zoom
Tuition: Dental Professionals: $59

1.5 CDE credit hours - lecture

The University of Maryland School of Dentistry designated this activity for 1.5 Continuing Dental Education hours.

Target Audience:  Dental Professionals
Presented by: Gustavo Machado Santaella, DDS, MS, PhD
Conflict of Interest: Nothing to disclose


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Speaker Biography

Gustavo Machado Santaella, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D. is an assistant professor and director of the Division of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Department of Diagnosis and Oral Health at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. He has a Master's (2015) and a Ph.D. (2019) in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology from the University of Campinas, Brazil. Dr. Santaella has published extensively on CBCT's image quality, artifacts, and improving the diagnosis.

Course Description

This course will provide clinicians an overview of the different technical aspects involved in acquiring, reconstructing, and viewing cone beam CT images to improve image quality and lead to better use of CBCT as an essential tool for diagnosis.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants will:

  1. Describe the fundamentals of CBCT acquisition.
  2. Describe the effect of and rationale for using different CBCT exposure and acquisition parameters.
  3. Improve the image quality for clinical applications.

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