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For a good dental treatment in Turkey it involves investigating the causes, getting to the root of the dental problem. Examining teeth, jaw, bone structure with 3-D imaging reduces the dentist’s margin of error.

Before starting all the important treatments, there may be many hidden details that doctors want from you that cannot be seen on a panoramic 2-D X-ray. If you have a 3D volumetric tomography in consultation with your doctor before undergoing major treatments and examine your oral map with your doctor to the smallest detail, it will be possible to eliminate all the negativity related to your tooth that may cause you problems later. Remember; a good dental treatment does not require eliminating your immediate problems, but investigating all the factors and causes by getting to the root of the problem. The better the diagnosis, the more successful the treatment will be. Be sure to take advantage of the blessings of technology for this.

Turkey Medicals, “we have collected the curious things about 3D imaging and wish it to be useful to readers.”


Dental tomography is one of the radiological diagnostic methods of bone and soft tissue by sending 3-D imaging of X-rays to the desired area. 2-dimensional panoramic dental imaging devices are successful only in imaging bone and dental tissue, while 3-dimensional tomography devices provide an advantage because they can also image soft tissues. The images obtained thanks to the rays sent in the dental tomography consist of sections and allow the field to be scanned thanks to thousands of sections two tenths of a millimeter thick. The received sections help to reach the final images thanks to advanced computer software. These sections, which give high diagnostic detail and measurement accuracy, are a guide in all types of treatment. In addition, the bone structure can also be examined by creating a volumetric image of the skull.


The patient is positioned taking into account the guiding points.

For the purpose of location accuracy, first of all, thanks to two-dimensional single films, the 3-dimensional image is selected and the desired area is switched to 3-dimensional imaging.

A digital volumetric tomographic (DVT) image of a 3-D area is taken from the targeted area.

3-D imaging is the most advanced method used for diagnosis. Since one-to-one bone measurements can be made with the obtained images, the success of the treatment increases. The patient is informed much more clearly, the stages of treatment are accelerated, and complications are eliminated.


Areas that cannot be displayed on one or all dental films can be displayed.

Detailed diagnosis can be made with the sections determined from the image taken.

High-resolution data can be collected for implant planning and surgical guideline preparation.

Pre-treatment planning such as soft tissue detection, bone density measurement, nerve distance measurement can be done.

Such as buried teeth, cracks, abnormal number of channels, cyst spread can be detected.

Detailed studies of bone density, sinuses and joints can be done.


Panoramic radiographs are often used in today’s dentistry for a more accurate diagnosis and treatment planning. in cases where 3-D examinations are required, 2-D panoramic radiographs are insufficient. 3D dental tomography images taken using a conical beam of light offer great advantages, especially in the rapid planning of surgical interventions such as implant applications.


The radiation dose used in dental CT devices is very low compared to medical CT SA. A radiation dose of about 150kVp-200mA is applied to image acquisition with medical CT devices from the jaw and face area, while images are obtained using about 80 kVp-5 SA for dental CT devices sa There is no SA in 3D CT images. The deviations in the measurements made on the panoramic are 3.0 mm-7.5 mm, the deviations in the measurements made on the peri saical are 1.5 mm-5.5 mm, and the deviations in the measurements made on the CT are 0. it is 2 mm-0.5 mm. If a measurement with exact values is required, it is recommended to use templates with a material on which a measurement reference can be obtained (in the form of a ball or a stick) when SA a CT image (in the form of a ball or a stick). With the developing technologies, 3D imaging is now being combined with other digital measurement and navigation implant technologies and is leading to applications that are very easy to use and build for patients.

Turkey Medicals, “the margin of dental error is also close to zero,” was said.


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Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

Physician's Resume:

Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.


Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.


Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

Professional Members:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.


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