Title: The Importance of CT Scanning in the Modern Dentistry and its Indications in Dental Specialties
Initially we will discuss the types of computed tomography available and their respective applications in the area of health, we will indicate the specific types that be applied in the dental area with their properties and characteristics. We will talk about the most innovative applications involving computed tomography associated with dental software that facilitate and ensure the diagnosis, planning and proservation of dental procedures. Posteriorly, during the presentation we will discuss the applicability of this imaging exam in the main dental specialties, exemplifying each indication with clinical cases documented by photos, videos and confirmations of histopathological exams when pertinent. We have an extensive data file to illustrate and enrich our talk. Imaging examinations are fundamental these days for safe, modern and responsible dentistry. In this way, our goal is to educate professionals by clarifying the myths surrounding the use of imaging exams in dental specialties, using clinical cases as a basis for understanding the procedures.