AMU Faculty Member delivers invited lecture on CBCT


Aligarh : “Cone-Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) is a new advanced imaging technology in dentistry and its wide use in all specialities of dentistry such as accurate location of jaw pathology, facial tumor root canal treatment and periodontal surgery, and lower radiation exposure has brought a revolution in imaging and diagnostic of dentistry”, said Dr Md Asadullah (Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology/Oral Pathology, Dr. ZA Dental College & Hospital, Aligarh Muslim University), while making a virtual presentation in the “Lumiminds Conventions and World Congress on Dentistry and Oral Health- WCDO” (London-UK).

The title of the presentation was “Application of Cone-Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) in Dentistry”.

Dr Asadullah said CBCT has cost effective, low radiation does as compared to conventional Computed Tomography (CT). “CBCT is very useful in diagnosis of maxillofacial injury, oral cancer, panning of dental implant placement and diagnosis, and treatment planning of cyst and tumor of mouth. It has expanded the role of imaging from diagnosis to image-guided operative and surgical procedures” pointed out the AMU Faculty member.