Most US dental schools offer cone-beam CT training
A majority of dental schools in the U.S. own cone-beam CT systems and have incorporated training in 3-D image interpretation into their curriculums, according to research presented at the recent American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology meeting in San Diego. With the growing interest in, and adoption of, cone-beam CT technology for maxillofacial imaging, researchers from Ohio State University and University of Detroit Mercy wanted to determine to what degree pre- and post-doctoral dental programs are including 3-D image acquisition, interpretation and application of implant planning software in their course offerings.
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