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Title: Antrum Approach Planning for Removal of Impacted Tooth Using Cone-Beam Computed Tomography
Other Titles: Open Dentistry Journal
Authors: Mattos, Allex Morelli Heiderich de
Queiroz, Christiano Sampaio
Santos, Pablo Leal Teixeira
Oliviera, Adriana Borges de
Oliveira, Camila
Campos, Paulo Sérgio Flores
Keywords: Cone-beam computed tomography;Impacted teeth;Surgical planning;Imaging diagnosis
Issue Date: 2012
Abstract: Due to the great number of structures in the maxillofacial region, cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) is an important procedure in presurgical planning for removal of impacted teeth. Most of the information provided by this imaging technique cannot be visualized in conventional radiographs. In addition, CBCT reduces patient exposure to radiation in comparison with helical computed tomography and provides dental practitioners with easy access. We report the clinical case of a patient who underwent a surgical procedure for removal of an impacted maxillary premolar. CBCT-assisted presurgical treatment was used, enabling a more conservative surgical access, a less traumatic and less time consuming procedure than conventional surgical intervention.
Description: p. 90-93
URI: http://repositorio.ufba.br/ri/handle/ri/16372
ISSN: 1874-2106
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