Cone Beam CT Radiation
Second to the brain of a highly skilled and experienced implant surgeon, 3D Cone Beam CT scans are the most effective diagnostic tools to help insure the precise placement of dental implants.
Since integrating our i-CAT 3D Cone Beam CT into the diagnostic workup of our implant patients, many of our patients have asked how much radiation they are exposed to when they get a CT scan at our office.
Rather than listing off a number in microsieverts, I think this graph published by the NY Times explains things well in quantifiable amounts, and in relative terms to other sources of radiation.
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Dec 27th, 2011 5:30 pm
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