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3D Reconstruction

Using a special algorithm called maximal intensity projection we can create a semi-transparent image of the facial structure. This technique also eliminates practically all artifacts usually seen in CT scans where the patient has metallic dental fillings. We often use this technique for evaluation of facial fractures.

3D Reconstruction of the Skull 3D Reconstruction of the Skull showing Bone Density

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