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THE EVALUATION OF THE PATIENTS TAKING CBCT IN DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY

전혜진 1 Yang Yeon Mi 1 KIM JAE GON 1 Byeong Ju Baik 1

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ABSTRACT

Cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) has become widely available in recent years and is recognized as an important diagnostic tool for varies disease and condition of the orofacial structure. Clinician is easy to determine adequate treatment plan for pediatric patients by using CBCT. CBCT is used in Chonbuk National University Dental Hospital since 2005. This research presents clinical application of CBCT on patients visiting department of pediatric dentistry in Chonbuk National University Dental Hospital from Jan, 2005 to July, 2011. 1. Total number of patients taken CBCT is 252, and total number of area taken CBCT is 279. 2. An age group form 9 years to 12 years showing 53% was highest and percentage of 6~8 years showed 24%. 3. Chief complaints for CBCT taking are position and shape of impacted teeth (49.1%), mesiodens (19.4%),supernumerary teeth (7.9%), position and root canal shape of erupting teeth (7.2%), cyst (5.4%), inflammatory lesion (3.9%), odontoma (3.9%), tumor (2.2%), and et al. 4. Treatments are extraction (29.7%), orthodontic traction and leveling (24.0%), follow up (16.5%), refer to other professional part (11.5%), endodontic treatment (3.9%), surgical removal (2.9%), malsupialization (3.9%), enucleation (1.1%), and fail to follow up (5.0%), and et al.

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