CBCT and Panoramic scanner for accurate placement of dental Implants


Pax i3D Machine at Camden Place, Preston

Here at Camden Place Dental Practice we have invested in our very own cone beam CT (CBCT) and panoramic scanner, the Vatech PAX-i3D. With this new technology we are able to provide patients and referring dentist with the highest level of clinical care, accurate planning and placement of dental Implants.

What is a cone beam CT scanner?

\"CBCTDental cone beam computed tomography (CT)  is a special type of x-ray machine used in situations where regular dental x-rays are not sufficient. This type of CT scanner uses a special type of technology to create three dimensional (3-D) images of dental structures, nerve paths, soft tissues and bone in a single scan. Images obtained with cone beam CT allow for more precise treatment planning.

What is a cone beam CT scanner used for?

A cone beam CT scanner can be used for a variety of different reasons, we at Camden Place Dental Practice primarily use the cone beam CT scanner for:

  • Evaluation of the jaw bone, sinuses, nerve canals and nasal cavity for accurate planning and placement of dental Implants
  • Minimally invasive Guided Implant Surgery such as \’All on 4\’
  • Surgical planning for impacted teeth
  • Complex endodontic surgery

The CBCT scanner can also be used for:

  • TMJ ( temporomandibular joint disorder) diagnosis
  • Orthodontic treatment
  • Perio disease
  • Diagnosis of infection
What is a Panoramic X-ray?

\"CBCTpanoramic x-ray, is a two-dimensional (2-D) dental X-ray that captures the entire mouth in one single image, including the upper and lower teeth, jaws and the maxillary sinuses. 

What a Panoramic X-Ray is used for?

A Panoramic X-Ray, like a CBCT scan can be used for:

  • Planning of simple Implant cases
  • Endodontic surgery
  • Impacted wisdom teeth
  • cavities


Camden Place Dental Practice is one of the few dental practices in Preston that offer this amazing technology.

Call now for a free Implant consultation with our experienced Implantologist Dr Hamza Sheikh on 01772 556 050.