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CBCT Scan (In-Depth Dental Radiographic Imaging)

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It Is Suitable For

· Those looking for a dental imaging scan in Dubai.
· Those who are prescribed to do a CBCT scan.
· Those who wish to detect or diagnose certain diseases or complications such as TMJ, fractures, infections, etc.
· Those who wish to evaluate the position of teeth, bone structure, jaw joints and the airway.
· Those who wish to get a scan for accurate implants placement, dental surgery and/or complex root canal treatments.

What is CBCT Scan?

Cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) is a variation of the computed tomography (CT) technology. This computerized scan is used in dentistry to evaluate your airway, jaw bone, jaw structure and joints in great detail.

CBCT Scan can help to diagnose many diseases, such as sleep apnea, TMJ, bone cancer, fractures, tooth root infections, gum problems and other issues affecting your jaw, gums and breathing. Its in-depth view of your oral structure helps dentists in planning the right course of treatment according to your condition.

Other than detecting diseases or abnormalities, CBCT Scan aids in dental treatment preparations, especially in evaluating the position of your teeth, bone structure, jaw joints and the airway for implants placement, orthodontic treatments, wisdom tooth removal and other complex dental care.

How It Works

To start the CBCT Scanning procedure, you will be seated in the CBCT machine and your head position will be adjusted for the scanning. A motorized arm will rotate around your head to capture multiple images from different angles, which will then be reconstructed to produce a single 3D image. In a single scan, hundreds of images can be generated for a thorough view.

During the scan, it is important to keep still. A full-mouth scan can take 20 to 40 seconds, while for a specific area, the scanning will take less than 10 seconds.

Advantages and Limitations of CBCT Scan

<Advantages>
· Enables treatments of high accuracy and precision
· Quick and painless procedure
· Allows the dentist to determine the right implant size
· Low dose of radiation
· Safe procedure

<Limitations>
· Not recommended for pregnant women due to radiation exposure

CBCT Scan Preparation

Please remove the appliances listed for a smooth procedure:
· Hearing aids
· Glasses
· Metal jewelleries
· Earrings
· Nose or tongue studs
· Facial piercings
· Necklaces
· Hair clips
· Dentures

FAQ

Q1: Is it painful?
A1: No. The procedure is very straightforward, quick and painless.

Q2: How can CBCT aid in my dental treatments?
A2: Since CBCT scans are accurate and precise, it can help dentists to pinpoint complications or disorders, such as breathing problems that lead to airway sleep issues. It also helps in getting patients the right-fitted appliances for better outcomes of treatments.

Q3: Who will interpret my scan results?
A3: It can be by the dentist or radiologist.

Q4: How accurate is CBCT Scan?
A4: CBCT Scan allows dentists to examine an area as small as a single tooth’s root. It can also give imaging from different angles, allowing a complete evaluation.

Q5: Is it more accurate than the conventional X-ray?
A5: Yes. CBCT Scan provides more information than the conventional X-ray since CBCT can scan both bones and soft tissues, unlike the conventional dental X-rays.

Q6: Does it emit high radiation?
A6: It is a low-dose scan and generally emits lower radiation than other CT exams. However, pregnant women and children should be assessed for their eligibility first to avoid unnecessary exposure to radiation.

Clinic Information

[Clinic Name] Micris Dental Clinic
[Location] Dubai, UAE
[Nearest Station/ Nearest Tourist Destination] 5 mins drive to Jumeirah Beach, Open Beach & Dubai Water Canal
[Clinic Opening Time] Saturday to Wednesday (8:00AM - 8:00PM) ; Thursday (8:00AM - 6:00PM) ; Closed on Friday

Operation Time 20 - 45 mins
Recovery Time None
Number of Postoperative Visit Not Required
Hospitalization Not Required
Other Information Transfer services can be arranged from and to the clinic, provided that bookings are made a few days prior the treatment
Cancellation Policy Once booking is made, 20% of the treatment fees will be charged upon cancellation
Price Detail Additional checkup / consultation fee may be applicable
Location Villa 351 Jumeirah Beach Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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