CBCT Spatial Resolution and Field of View

Dental Radiology

We often get questions from clinicians about which FOV or spatial resolution to select for their CBCT scans. In this series, we will delve into when to use which FOV and Resolution.

Published on March 12, 2021


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March 15, 2021

Prescription and radiologic interpretation

This chapter summarises the prescription of the various imaging techniques in relation to the more common conditions/clinical situations encountered in dentistry. An introduction to the key responsibilities and principles involved in radiological interpretation is also included.Abbreviations: IOR – intraoral radiography;…

March 15, 2021

Panoramic radiographs – a review

TECHNOLOGY Film, direct and indirect digital image receptors are used in panoramic radiography, with digital receptors becoming increasingly popular. There are a few differences with regards to the film and detector technology in relation to those employed in intraoral…

March 15, 2021

Multi-detector CT and cone beam CT

This chapter focuses on volumetric (3D) imaging; multi-detector and cone beam computed tomography (MDCT and CBCT respectively).The following table compares MDCT and CBCT technology. TECHNICAL ASPECTS MDCT machine operation should only be undertaken by an appropriately trained radiographer/radiologist.The technical…