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12 2024

CBCT Interpretation for Today’s General Dentist

Course Description

The first half of the course will provide an update on Dental Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) radiation biology, radiation safety and dosimetry geared towards the general dental practice. We will then review a few basics of gross human anatomy with correlation to what is seen in CBCT’s. After the anatomy review, we will consider selected cases of CBCT pathology to illustrate the importance of a structured, systematic process for reviewing CBCT’s. We will spend the second half of the course using the DTX Dental CBCT viewer to review anonymized cases in an assisted, collegial format to facilitate the learning of CBCT technology. Implant planning with the DTX software will be included.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Appreciate the effects of Dental CBCT radiation and overall health effects

  • Correlate radiographic findings with the patient’s anatomy

  • Recognize common radiographic abnormalities in the maxillofacial region as seen in Dental CBCT’s

  • Develop a systemized approach for dental implant planning using CBCT volumes

7 CE Hands-On

Registration Fees:

AGD Member: $375

Non-Member: $450

CCHS GPR Resident: Free

April 12, 2024

University of Delaware|

Conference Center

Newark, DE


8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Lunch will be provided.

About the Speakers

Dr. Price is a Clinical Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology, Director of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology and Co-Director of Artificial Intelligence Research at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in Baltimore, MD and is board certified by the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology. In addition, he is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists and an Adjunct Associate Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology at the UNC School of Dentistry in Chapel Hill, NC. Before entering Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology, Dr. Price practiced general and adult restorative dentistry in Hendersonville, NC for 24 years. While in practice, Dr. Price completed the continuum at the L.D. Pankey Institute in Key Biscayne, FL; in addition, he attained his Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry as well as Diplomate status in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Dr. Price is currently a North American Director for the International Association of Dento-Maxillofacial Radiologists and is Secretary of the Board and Director of Education of the IADMFR. He is on the Editorial Board for the DMFR Journal, reviews for the OOOO Journal and also serves on the AGD Self-Instruction Committee which administers the CE quizzes in the AGD Journal, General Dentistry.

Dr. Parsa obtained his DDS degree from Guilan University of Medical Sciences. He is a graduate of King’s College in London, where he received a Master of Science (MSc) in Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology. He also holds a PhD in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology from the Academic Center for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA) with the research focus on the application of Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) in bone quality assessment. He has been an Assistant Professor at the Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA) and engaged in private practice as an oral and maxillofacial radiologist. He attained a certificate and MS degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In 2023, he became a Diplomate American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology.

Dr. Parsa was the representative of Netherlands in European Academy of Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology (EADMFR) and a member of research and scientific committee in EADMFR for six years. Currently, he is a Clinical Associate Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in Baltimore.




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