What are the uses of 3D CT Scan?

3D CT scan has been used by doctors worldwide to get to the root of problems, especially for treatments such as knee and hip replacement. Dentistry is the latest addition in the world of 3D CT scan and is helping dentists in a number of ways. At Dentzz, we are always a step ahead when it comes to providing world class services to our patients, therefore our dentists and clinics are equipped to provide patients top-notch services at all times. A 3D CT scan provides a detailed view of the area including, bone structure, nerves, tissues, etc.

The information provided by CT scans may often remove the need for a complex and expensive treatment. A CT scan takes not more than 90 seconds to complete, therefore, very less radiation enters the body during this as compared to a normal x-ray. Various segments of dentistry have benefitted from this treatment some of them are listed below:

Orthodontists

This technology helps orthodontists in inspecting the growth stages of the developing teeth and skeletal structure. This can be used to monitor health, identify problems and fix them before they become a major issue. Many dental surgeries and treatments can be eliminated if they are detected at an early stage.

Cosmetic dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry and tooth replacement specialists use this technology to get the precise image of the teeth, bite as well as the Temporo-Mandibular Joints. It also helps them in rebuilding the teeth with crowns and implants.

Endodontists

Root canal specialists find the use of 3D CT scan very useful. It helps them to look deep into the root canals in order to diagnose and treat the abscessed teeth. Small accessory canals that do not usually appear of x-rays can be easily identified through this.

Periodontists

Gum specialists or periodontists use it to determine the levels of bone loss gum attachments in details and come up with an accurate treatment procedure. These treatments will therefore have a longer life without causing any trouble to the patient.

Oral surgeons

It helps oral surgeons inspect the impact among those who have lost their teeth due to a trauma or accident. Even in case of wisdom teeth and the attached nerves can be viewed in detail through a 3D CT scan.

Although all our clinics are equipped with this facility, our dentists at Dentzz will only suggest it necessary and after taking a thorough look at your problem.

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