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CBCT Machine at KMCT Dental College Launched

A new CBCT (Cone-beam Computed Tomography) machine has been installed in the Oral Radiology and Radiology Department of KMCT Dental College. Dr th Dec, Keerthilatha M Pai [Dean- MCODS Manipal] inaugurated the new machine on 16th Dec, 2020.  Dr Navas KM [CEO and Executive Trustee- KMCT Group of Institutions] presided  over the function.

Dr Manoj Kumar KP [Principal – KMCT Dental College] welcomed the audience. Dr Ayisha Nazreen [Director – Operations, KMCT Group of Institutions ] delivered the Director’s address. Dr Laxmikanth Chatra – Asso. Dean Yenepoya Dental College] was the guest speaker.

Dr Joseph CC [ IDA President Kerala State], Dr K Ramachandran [ Professor and HoD – Dept of ENT, KMCT Medical College] , Dr Manoj A [ Dental Surgeon – Mukkam Kozhikode], Dr Nizaro Siyo [ Vice Principal- KMCT Dental College] and other professors and doctors attended the function.

The CBCT is an advanced version which helps in planning orthodontic treatments and many other common functions. It involves a smaller system and the X-ray beam is limited. Accurate images are obtained. The scan time is rapid. A lower radiation dose is used. The display modes are exclusive to dentofacial imaging. There are fewer imaging artifacts.

Dr Auswaf Ahsan [ Professor and HoD- Oral Medicine and Radiology – KMCT Dental College] proposed vote of thanks .