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CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF CBCT FOR YOUR DAILY PRACTICE



Date & Time: February 10 2019 8:30am-3:00pm

Location: World Academy of Dental Education

13043 166th St. Cerritos CA. 90703


Presented by: Dr. Spencer S. Park

COURSE OUTLINE

Dental Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) became an essential tool of dentists during the last decade and expanded its clinical application from diagnosis, surgical treatment planning, prognosis assessment and even prosthetic planning and fabrication these days. However, CBCT technology has been frequently abused, over-used and under-used due to the inadequate understanding of basic radiology concept, poor choice of CBCT machine and the lack of the maintenance of CBCT machines. Furthermore, CBCT operational mistakes in clinic combined with inadequate training of CBCT viewer program may significantly compromise the outcome of digital diagnosis and treatment planning. During the presentation, the speaker will overview the basic concept and clinical application of CBCT for daily practice. Practical hands on workshop will be also held focusing on proper CBCT image taking and evaluation.




COURSE OBJECTIVES

• Understand the basic concept of digital dental radiology

• Learn how to evaluate the specifications of different CBCT machines

• Learn how to prevent and decrease the operational and engineering error in clinic

• Learn the clinical application of various function of CBCT machine and image viewer program

• Learn how to calibrate and maintain the optimal condition of CBCT machine



SPEAKER

Dr. Park is the CEO/Executive Director of the Global Academy of Osseointegration (GAO) Clinical Research Center, California and Clinical Research & Development Consultant of Ray America. Dr. Park is also working as the Director of SP Dental Clinic, California. He is a former Associate Professor in the Division of Advanced Prosthodontics, UCLA School of Dentistry. Dr. Park has been involved several NIH and Industrial funded research projects, which focus on establishing the animal model for Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (ONJ) and Osseointegration with the different surface of the implant and systemic alteration. He has also investigated the accuracy and reliability of measuring methods of implant stability and developing the method of measuring the degree of the Osseointegration by using his animal model in the Weintraub Center for Reconstructive Biotechnology at UCLA. He is currently leading the research project for the development of CAD/CAM guided implant surgery systems using CBCT and clinical micro-CT . Dr. Park received his DMD from Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine and completed his Advanced Prosthodontics Residency Program and Maxillofacial Prosthetics Fellowship at UCLA, School of Dentistry. Dr. Park is an editorial reviewer of several peer-reviewed dental journals and has published numerous articles, abstracts and book chapters on ONJ, osseointegration and stability.









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