Dental cone beam CT is commonly used for treatment planning of orthodontic issues. It is also useful for more complex cases that involve: Impacted wisdom teeth Dental implant sites Jaw and bone deformities/misalignments Nasal cavity/sinus issues TMJ disorders Facial trauma Complications in muscular structure, lymph nodes, gums & nerves Tumors and cysts Oral cancer Benefits of Cone Beam Dental Imaging: The focused x-ray beam reduces scatter radiation, resulting in better image quality. A single scan produces a wide variety of views and angles that can be manipulated to provide a more complete evaluation. Cone beam CT scans provide more information than conventional dental x-rays or CT scans, allowing for more precise treatment planning. CT scanning is painless, non-invasive and accurate. X-rays used in CT scans should have no immediate side effects. Creates a pathway of dental nerves & roots. Your dentist at Advanced Dental Care of Streetsboro uses cone beam imaging to make diagnoses with superior accuracy. Call us at 330-422-0011 to schedule an appointment.