2020 Speaker Series

Cone Beam 3D Imaging: More than 50 Shades of Gray

7L CE credts - AGD 730 Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis, Oral Pathology


Dale Miles, DDS

Course Description:

Why all the “buzz” about Cone Beam Imaging?

What does it do?  How would I use it?

What are the risks of missing pathology?


We use x-ray imaging every day in our office to help our clinical treatment decisions. Now the most amazing, cost effective method – Cone Beam Imaging – is simply explained by Dr. Miles. What are the advantages? What are the risks of missing something in the scan?


Come see these incredible images and learn how to treat your patients more efficiently, expertly and confidently using cone beam imaging.

Course Objectives:

Participants in this course will gain knowledge in the following areas:

  • Understand the principles of CBCT

  • View and understand the wide variety of applications

  • View cases involving implants, TMJ, third molar impactions and root canal assessment

About the Speaker:

Dr. Miles is Adjunct Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology in the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He was Chair of the Department of Oral Health Sciences at the University of Kentucky, the graduate program director of Diagnostic Sciences at Indiana University, and has held positions at the University of Connecticut and Dalhousie University, and the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ASDOH). He was the first Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs at ASDOH. A diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology and the American Board of Oral Medicine, Dr. Miles has been selected as one of the “TOP CLINICANS IN CE” for the past 15 years by Dentistry Today. He has authored over 135 scientific articles, 6 radiology textbooks and the best-selling atlas on cone beam imaging, "Atlas of Cone Beam Imaging for Dental Applications". He has a web site for teaching the dental team about digital imaging at www.learndigital.net and cone beam imaging at www.doctorconebeam.com. Dr. Miles has a full-time practice in Fountain Hills, AZ. To date he has read close to 24,000 cone beam scans.