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Dental Cone Beam 3D
in Newbury Park

We now offer 3D cone beam CT

3D cone beam CT

When it comes to providing holistic dental care, the more the dentist can see the condition of a damaged tooth and the surrounding issues, the more precise and complete the treatment administered. The cone beam CT is a special type of X-ray machine that has proven to be useful in cases where regular facial or dental X-rays are insufficient.

The procedure does not require any special preparation, which means that our patients in Newbury Park, Thousand Oaks, won’t have to spend more time in the dentist’s chair during diagnosis than they need to. And more importantly, you get to enjoy better treatment planning for faster healing and recovery.

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- Dr. David Villarreal
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What to Expect with Cone Beam CT

Pregnant patients may not eligible for the procedure because of the higher radiation exposure compared to regular X-rays. Other patients will be required to remove any metal objects, including eyeglasses, jewelry, hairpins, body piercings, hearing aids, dentures, and other removable dental appliances that may affect the CT images. Also consider wearing loose-fitting, comfortable attire.

Cone beam CT is different from traditional CT because the former uses a smaller, less expensive machine that’s suitable for outpatient applications, though both produce similar kinds of high-quality images. Cone beam CT also has lower radiation exposure. With cone beam CT, the dentist moves a cone-shaped X-ray beam around the patient to create multiple views or images.

Cone beam CT can be used to produce detailed images of the bone tissue that are needed to examine jaw diseases, facial bone structures, dentition, sinuses, and nasal cavity. It is mostly used to develop a treatment plan for orthodontic problems, but can also be used for:

Our Mission

We believe our job is to help you achieve your best physical, dental and emotional health as safely as possible and in as short a time period as possible. We offer conscious sedation and auxiliary treatments as part of our protocol to help achieve your optimal health.

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