Cone Beam CT

Dental cone beam computed tomography (CT) is a more powerful type of x-ray machine and is used to get a better picture of your teeth and jaw than what you would get with a regular dental or facial x-ray. Cone beam CT scans aren’t routinely used because the machine puts out a significantly higher amount of radiation than a typical x-ray machine.

A cone beam CT scanner generates 3D images of dental structures, nerve paths, and soft tissues in your craniofacial region, with just a single scan. This kind of detailed image allows Dr. Matthew Schacht to plan your treatment more precisely.

Please be advised that you will be asked to remove any metal objects prior to receiving your cone beam CT scan. This includes jewelry, eyeglasses, bobby pins, or even bras that contain a metal underwire.