A Comparative Measurement of Edentulous Bone Between Cone Beam Computed Tomography vs. Dentascan CT in Implant Patients: In Vivo Study


  • Mukesh Kumar Singhal Professor and Head, Department of Prosthodontics, IDS Dental College and Research Centre, Bareilly – 243006, Uttar Pradesh
  • Sankey Kumar Baidya Senior Lecturer, Department of Prosthodontics, Hazaribagh College of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Hazaribagh – 825301, Jharkhand
  • Astha Khurana 3rd Year Post Graduate Student, IDS Dental College and Research Centre, Bareilly – 243006, Uttar Pradesh
  • Mehjabeen Kouser 3rd Year Post Graduate Student, IDS Dental College and Research Centre, Bareilly – 243006, Uttar Pradesh




Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT), Dentascan CT, Mesiodistal and Sagital Buccolingual Measurement and Pre-maxilla


Aim: To compare the linear and mesiodistal measurement of alveolar edentulous bone between CBCT and Dentascan CT. Vivo-comparative study. Materials and Methods: 30 implant patients were selected among the partially edentulous ridge in pre-maxillary region. After using a radiographic stent splint (3×3 mm square), a CBCT and Dentascan was scanned. Linear and mesiodistal radiographic evaluations were performed from a built-in software tool. The student unpaired t-test was used for finding significant difference in between and within group. P-value less than 0.05 was considered to be statistically significant. Results: Linear Radiographic Evaluation by Dentascan was 20.75 ± 2.14 and by CBCT was 20.86 ± 2.18, Mesiodistal Radiographic Evaluation by Dentascan was 6.71 ± 0.70 and by CBCT was 6.79 ± 0.70. Conclusion: The linear assessment of the implant site taken on Dentascan was almost similar to that recorded on CBCT and P-value is not significant (>0.05).


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How to Cite

Singhal, M. K., Baidya, S. K., Khurana, A., & Kouser, M. (2022). A Comparative Measurement of Edentulous Bone Between Cone Beam Computed Tomography vs. Dentascan CT in Implant Patients: In Vivo Study. Journal of Pierre Fauchard Academy (India Section), 36(1), 9–15. https://doi.org/10.18311/jpfa/2022/27714



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