CBCT anatomy


Anatomy Monday: Gubernaculum Dentis 2

This week I have a case of anatomy that I more commonly see on CBCT images but have occasionally come across on 2D radiographs; the gubernaculum dentis. The gubernaculum dentis is a canal of connective tissue from a developing tooth bud to the overlying mucosa. It presents as a radiolucent […]


Anatomy Monday: Paradoxic Curvature

This week is the last anatomy I’ll be showing from my book (Interpretation Basics of Cone Beam Computed Tomography).  It’s another aspect of the nasal cavity involving the middle concha. Paradoxic curvature is when the curve of the concha is towards the nasal septum instead of the lateral border of […]


Anatomy Monday: Pineal Gland Calcification 2

This week I’m onto a calcification encountered in the soft tissue of the brain; the pineal gland.  It appears as a well-defined radiopaque entity in the mid-line of the brain superior to the spinal column. Another entity from my book (Interpretation Basics of Cone Beam Computed Tomography). If you have […]