Comparing the precision of panoramic radiography and cone-beam computed tomography in avoiding anatomical structures critical to dental implant surgery: A retrospective study

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ÖZALP Ö., Tezerisener H. A., Kocabalkan B., BÜYÜKKAPLAN U. Ş., ÖZARSLAN M. M., Kaya G., ...More

IMAGING SCIENCE IN DENTISTRY, vol.48, no.4, pp.269-275, 2018 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5624/isd.2018.48.4.269
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.269-275
  • Keywords: Cone-Beam Computed Tomography, Dental Implants, Radiography, Panoramic, BONE, COMPLICATIONS, DENTISTRY
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: The aim of this study was to evaluate the correlations between measurements made using panoramic radiography and cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) based on certain anatomical landmarks of the jaws, with the goal of preventing complications due to inaccurate measurements in the pre-surgical planning phase of dental implant placement.