Computed tomography: Part I. preoperative assessment of the mandible for endosseous implant surgery
Melvyn S. Schwarz, D.D.S., M.Sc.D./Stephen L.G. Rothman, M.D./Michael L. Rhodes, Ph.D./Neil Chafetz, M.D.
A technique that employs new computer-assisted tomography (CT) computer software generates oblique and panoramic CT images of the mandible. These images facilitate preoperative planning and permit precise positioning of endosseous implants.