Cortical Cloaking Case #3

Fracture patterns can also be visualized in certain cases. Here the foreshortened periapical radiograph was noncontributory, and the decision was made to acquire a low volume CBCT scan of the anterior maxilla.               Here this...

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Cortical Cloaking Case #2

Case #2 Here another case was referred, due to generalized discomfort, with a possible suspicious maxillary osseous lesion between the roots of teeth #1 and #2. The decision was made to acquire a CBCT scan.           The coronal view clearly...

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“Cortical Cloaking”

CBCT slices yield digital visual information of cancellous osseous tissue allowing us in dentistry to remove this “cortical cloaking” and vastly improve our ability to render, for our patients benefit, the nature and extent of their actual condition.

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