CBCT interpretation


Case of the Week: Tonsiliths on CBCT

Being that I realized I need to update (and add) the interpretation pages as many of them don’t have CBCT examples or information. I thought I’d start with something I come across nearly every week – tonsiliths. This week I have two cases of tonsiliths seen on CBCT. Tonsiliths are […]


2 Minute Video: Invasive Cervical Resorption on CBCT

Here is another fun and short video showing a case of invasive cervical resorption. For those wanting to learn more about this variant of external resorption check out the video below.  If you have any questions or comments, please leave them below. Thanks and enjoy! 😀 


2 minute video: Medial displacement of lamina papyracea on CBCT

Ok, so a little slow on making some 2 minute videos so I thought I’d start remembering to post these. This is an incidental finding seen on cone beam CT images.  This will only be an area to evaluate if the scan covers the eyes which if you use a […]


Case of the Week: Posterior Cleft of Cervical Vertebra 1 (C1 or Atlas)

This week I have a developmental anomaly where the posterior arch of C1 does not completely fuse together. This can be seen best on axial views on cone beam computed tomography (CBCT). Due to the angle of the scan you won’t likely see the entire arch as I have shown […]


Case of the Week: Stafne Defect

This week I have CBCT views of a Stafne defect to show what the defect is – a depression on the lingual aspect of the mandible typically caused by a finger projection of the submandibular salivary gland during development. Thanks and enjoy!