Cone Beam CT

A Cone Beam CT is an increasingly popular imaging diagnostic tool used by dentists and surgeons prior to the placement of dental implants. Below are some our most popular questions and expert answers about Cone Beam CT.

What is a Cone Beam CT?

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Answered By: Dr. Michael Tischler - Woodstock , NY

Ricardo asks:
My dentist is telling me to go to a special center to get a Cone Beam CT. What is the difference between a traditional CT and ...

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Cone Beam CT for Implants: Should I Be Worried?

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Answered By: Dr. Michael Tischler - Woodstock , NY

Susan asks:
Recently, I read an article in the NY Times about the overuse of Cone Beam CT in dentistry and the potential danger. I've read al...

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Cone Beam CT for Dental Implants: Is This Necessary?

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Answered By: Dr. David Weinstein - New York , NY

John asks:

Is it preferable to have a Cone Beam CT to determine the dimensional density of bone (especially in the case of bone-graft) befor...

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CT Scans: Are These Accurate in Evaluating the Quality of the Integrated Bone?

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Answered By: Dr. Carlos Boudet - West Palm Beach , FL

David from FL asks:

Can a CT scan show the density of the bone? An artifical bone graft was unsatisfactory, so I now have donor bone in plac...

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CT Scan for Dental Implant: When is the Best Time to Get One?

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Answered By: Dr. Jeffrey Brook - Massapequa , NY

Bob asks:

I understand that the best time for a CT scan or Cone Beam is right after the teeth are pulled and before the immediate implants p...

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Radiation Exposure from Cone Beam CT: Should I Worry?

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Answered By: Dr. Michael Tischler - Woodstock , NY

Jennifer asks:
I am worried about radiation exposure from a Cone Beam CT scan and am thus inclined to go to an implantologist who uses only a...

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CT Scan for Dental Implants: Should I Have This Before or After Pulling Teeth?

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Answered By: Dr. David R. Edenbaum - Marlton , NJ

Bob asks:

I visited 2 prosthodontists and sought treatment plans for dental implants. The 1st dentist suggested that the cat scan be done ...

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Would a Cone Beam CT Have Helped Me?

Sharon asks:

In February 2009 I had a second and third lower molar extraction. The surgical extraction was difficult and resulted in lingual...

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Do I Need a CT for Dental Implants?

Karla asks:
I need a reconstruction with dental implants. Is it true that I need to get a CT done and that study models must be made before a...

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