What’s the Difference Between CBCT and Traditional X-Rays?

In this video, Dr. Victor Apel, a dedicated Melbourne dentist, explains the distinguishing factors that separate old-fashioned 2-dimensional x-rays from digital 3D cone beam scans.

The difference between a CBCT and a normal X-ray has to do with the dimensions. Regular X-rays, the Panorex, which this actually takes, is two dimensional, so it shows us the height and the width. What we’re looking for when we’re placing our implants or giving other special care for you is an overall view of the bone that you have available. The newest types of units, which this is, has the minimal exposure of radiation to give us the best quality radiograph to give you the best care. So give us a call. We’ll set up an appointment for you to find out what options are best for you, to give you the smile you’ve always wanted.

If you or someone you love is looking for high-quality dental care at a state-of-the-art facility, contact the experienced team at Designing Smiles Dentistry in Melbourne, FL, for a free consultation. Learn how our life-changing treatments can enhance your smile, improve your function, and restore your self-confidence in as little as one office visit. Call now and let us give you something to smile about.

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MEET VICTOR C. APEL, DMD

Dr. Apel has been in practice in Melbourne since 1988. Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, he graduated from the University of Louisville’s School of Dental Medicine, a facility for training physicians and dentists. He maintained a successful private practice in Louisville for five years, but Florida’s pleasant climate and the promise of year-round outside activities brought the Apels to the sunshine state.

Dr. Apel is a member in good standing with the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, the Brevard County Dental Society, the International Academy of Mini Dental Implants, and recently earned his fellowship with the International Dental Implant Association. He also maintains ongoing professional relationships with recognized researchers and clinicians.

Dr. Apel is dedicated to providing you with the latest proven treatment methods, participates regularly in courses and seminars and is now a Mini Implant Center of America (MDICA) providing you with revolutionary benefits of mini dental implant dentistry.

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