Journal of Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology

Ultrasound as diagnostic and therapeutic aid-A boon in the field of dentistry: A brief review

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Author Details: Madhukar Nayaka Chandrabanda, Sujata Byahatti, Renuka Ammanagi

Volume : 3

Issue : 4

Online ISSN : 2395-6194

Print ISSN : 2395-6186

Article First Page : 218

Article End Page : 221


In emerging dentistry imaging techiques plays as an important and crucial role in superficial soft tissue and hard tissue pathologies. Advanced imaging techniques such as ultrasound imaging, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Computed tomography, Nuclear Medicine and in which Ultrasound and MRI imaging are the only imaging technique, which does not cause radiation hazards to the patients. In the world of medical imaging as a diagnostic and therapeutic aid in the orofacial region . Hence this following article reveals in detail about applications of ultrasound role in the maxillofacial region.

Keywords: Ultrasound Imaging, Frequency, Diagnostic, Therapeutic