Imaging, CBCT, and Radiography

Dentaltown's monthly dental poll reveals how other practices operate, what works, what doesn’t and how dentistry is evolving. The information we gather each month helps us measure trends in the profession. Take a look at this month’s topic and results on radiology and pathology.
September 2022
by Dr. Joe Westbury
Dr. Joe Westbury walks readers through the research, planning and effort that was involved in building a lab for his practice, including a milling machine. He also shares case studies that illustrate what he’s been able to create with this technology. (“The ability to control everything from start to finish is priceless,” he says.)
January 2022
After Townies cast their ballots for their favorite dental services and products, we tallied the results. Now it’s time to announce the winners of the 2021 Townie Choice Awards!
December 2021
by Dr. Robin Henderson
A fully digital workflow “allows so many opportunities for solving problems in new ways,” says Dr. Robin Henderson, who likes how it gives her both control and creativity when it comes to treating patients—not just in the restorations themselves but even more so in treatment planning. She shares a case study to illustrate the process, from intraoral scans and CBCT imaging through 3D printing of models and aligners and CAD/CAM-produced implants.
December 2021
by Dr. Kristen Andrews
North Dakota dentist Dr. Kirsten Andrews says upgrading to CBCT comes with a price tag, but the technology helped transform her dental practice and created a great opportunity for growth. To illustrate this, she shares three case studies in which CBCT imaging helped her see issues that likely would have been misdiagnosed otherwise.
December 2021
by Dr. Glenn Krieger
Dr. Glenn Krieger, who’s been teaching hands-on clinical photography courses for more than 20 years, shares his “four laws” that help dentists and their staff members get better images—and explains how to discuss the photos with patients to increase acceptance.
November 2021
With our monthly dental poll you can see how other practices operate, what works, what doesn’t and how dentistry is evolving. The information we gather each month helps us measure trends in the profession. Take a look at this month’s topic and results on digital imaging.
April 2021
by Dr. Daniel Bird
Dr. Daniel Bird, whose Memphis practice was featured in a cover story last August, has incorporated so much of the latest tech into his practice that we asked him to tell us more. This month, he discusses the four pieces of technology that he believes can have the most profound impact on a dental practice and its patients—and how exciting it can be when those pieces begin to work together.
February 2021
by Dr. Seth Gibree and Florian Hillen
Artificial intelligence’s impact on the future of dental care
September 2020
Dr. Howard Farran and Jazz Imaging’s Rick Henriksen discuss a new subscription model for intraoral sensors.
July 2020
A look at how CT scanning and model-free cases are the future of dentistry, and how lab companies are investing heavily in that future.
November 2019
A Townie shares a case in which taking an additional scan saved him and his patient from a world of hurt.
June 2019
When a Townie misses decay on a subpar X-ray, it soon grows to a major problem—and the patient is furious.
December 2018
by Dr. Sonia Chopra
Townie endodontist Dr. Sonia Chopra shares the top five reasons she believes it’s well worth a dental professional’s effort to add cone beam technology (and invest the time it takes to learn it).
August 2018
The votes are in—the ballots are counted! See which products, services and equipment won the top spots for 2017.
December 2017
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