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Implant Planning - Radiographic Assessment course for Dental Practice

Speciality Classification
Oral Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
40 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
Faculty of Dental Surgery

This session describes the radiological investigations used in implant planning (including cone-beam computed tomography). In addition, the current selection criteria are summarised.

Learning objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • describe the radiographic techniques that can be used to assess the alveolar bone prior to implant placement
  • recognise normal anatomical structures on dental radiographs
  • compare the radiation doses associated with each technique
  • outline the selection criteria for cross sectional imaging
  • use cross sectional images to classify bone types

Imaging is essential when considering alveolar bone implants as it helps determine the optimum site to place the implant.


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Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you may wish to complete the eDen session:

  • Module 9 Replacement of teeth/Implantology/Implant planning - clinical assessment (141-0443)
Instructors / Speakers
Nicholas Drage,
Consultant, University Dental Hospital Cardiff

Nicholas was appointed Consultant in Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology at the University Dental Hospital, Cardiff in 2002. His main interests are salivary gland imaging and cone beam computed tomography. He has published extensively in both areas.

Delivery
Title
Implant Planning - Radiographic Assessment course for Dental Practice
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
40 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
09_25
Access Duration (in months)
12
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