Implant Planning Radiographic Assessment

This micro skills course describes the radiological investigations used in implant planning (including cone-beam computed tomography). In addition, the current selection criteria are summarised.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Faculty of Dental Surgery Royal College of Surgeons

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you will be able to:
  2. Describe the radiographic techniques that can be used to assess the alveolar bone prior to implant placement
  3. Recognise normal anatomical structures on dental radiographs
  4. Compare the radiation doses associated with each technique
  5. Outline the selection criteria for cross-sectional imaging
  6. Use cross-sectional images to classify bone types

Course provided in association with


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  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
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