Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) August 08, 2014
Grandview Dental Care, a family and cosmetic dentistry practice in Columbus, Ohio, has installed a state-of-the-art Cone Beam Computed Tomography system to enhance the quality of digital imaging and dental care.
“The CBCT system offers a revolutionary advance in imaging technology and diagnostic precision,” said William E. Thompson, D.D.S., who founded Grandview Dental Care in 1978. “We’re excited to offer the many advantages of 3-D radiography to our patients.”
In just 14 seconds, Grandview Dental Care’s CBCT scanner rotates around a patient's head, obtaining up to 600 distinct images of the mouth, teeth, jaw and surrounding facial structure. Computer software then produces 3-D images, giving dentists an unparalleled view of teeth, cavities, fillings, nerves, root canals, sinuses and bone structure. The high-definition 3-D images clearly show internal structures – even components of the jaws and teeth that are not typically visible in a flat, two-dimensional X-ray.
Thompson and partner Abraham Hoellrich D.D.S. are using the 3-D images to more accurately diagnose dental conditions, reduce the need for invasive procedures, shorten treatment time and improve treatment outcomes.
“Already, CBCT scans have helped us diagnose infections that weren’t visible using digital panoramic or bitewing X-rays,” Dr. Hoellrich said. “In several patie
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