The evolution of cephalometric diagnosis in Orthodontics

Admin Dental Press

Edition V18N03 | Year 2013 | Editorial Original Article | Pages 63 to 71

Maurício Barbosa Guerra Da Silva , Eduardo Franzotti Sant’anna

Introduction: Although the development of CT have represented a landmark in diagnostic imaging, its use in Dentistry turned out very discretely over the years. With the appearance of programs for analysis of three-dimensional images, specific for Orthodontics and Orthognathic surgery, a new reality is being built.
Objective: The authors of this study aim to inform the orthodontic society of fundamentals about digital cephalometric radiographic image and computed tomography, discussing about: Field of view (FOV), radiation doses, demands for the use in Orthodontics and radiographic simulations.

Cone-Beam Computed Tomography, Digital dental radiography, Computer-assisted diagnosis,

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