Cone beam and endodontics

20 06 2009

Dr. Ralan Wong is an endodontist from San Francisco. He spoke this morning on 3D imaging and how it relates to endodontics. Dr. Wong claims that since endodontists are visual people, cone beam allows them to see more than they would with previous technologies.

“I can look down the canal, see decay and determine whether or not perio surgery needs to be performed,” said Dr. Wong.

Dr. Wong also sees cone beam as the next progression in dental technology. Starting with film x-rays, to digital x-ray, cone beam is the next step. To hear more of Dr. Wong and his takes with cone beam and endodontics, look for a video next week on



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