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Mount Hope Dental | i-CAT 3D Imaging in Mount Hope

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i-CAT

 

i-CAT Cone Beam 3-D Dental Imaging System

The emerging standard of care in dentistry and dental implantology is the use of three dimensional x-ray studies. The 3-D images allow the doctor to collect the needed and highly valuable diagnostic information so they can best plan and deliver dental and surgical care.

i-CAT Cone Beam 3D Imaging provides three-dimensional imaging, right in the practice office. It enhances diagnosis and treatment planning by providing more accurate imaging that can be manipulated in all three planes of space. Using the 3-D mapping tool, the dentist can easily format and select desired slices for immediate viewing, which allows the doctor and patient to better communicate the aspects of a case.

   
   
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Benefits of Using the i-CAT:

• Offers advanced imaging within the practice
• Allows doctors to visualize anatomy that can not be diagnosed externally or in 2 dimensional images
• Safer - delivers less radiation to the patient than traditional CT scans
• Open environment ensures patient comfort
• Thorough diagnostic information (optimum view of the critical anatomy of all oral and maxillofacial structures)
• More accurate treatment planning - confirm certain treatments are necessary
• More predictable treatment outcomes
• Reduces the length and cost of therapy
• Delivers quicker and easier image acquisition - typical scan takes only 20 seconds

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Panoramic xray generated from i-CAT scan, showing four wisdom teeth and a surprise
extra "supernumerary" tooth! (labeled with arrow) 
 
 
 
 
Mount Hope Dentist | i-CAT 3D Imaging. Randy Newby and Dr. Katie Neidig is a Mount Hope Dentist.