HERCULES — Host, Sarah Rutan: Are you planning to get a dental implant? Is so, you should ask your dentist about cone-beam computed tomography, or CBCT. Today we’re in Hercules with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Dr. Lovely Manlapaz of Lovely Manlapaz Teodoro DDS to learn more.
Diamond Certified Expert Contributor, Dr. Lovely Manlapaz: Dental CBCT, or cone-beam computed tomography, it’s an x-ray machine that is being used now more commonly in a dental office. Although, not dental offices have this tool or technology, but it’s very useful as far as a diagnosis and evaluation of the head in that area. In a dental practice, it’s very useful in your treatment planning for dental implant placement. Read more