Star of the North Meeting

Star of the North: April 27-29, 2023

Saint Paul RiverCentre

2023 Sessions

The Star of the North conference offers a wide range of professional development seminars that allow dental professionals to earn CE credits. Click on the buttons below for more detailed information about our speakers and sessions. You may also view our Schedule At A Glance for a more general overview.

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Let’s Get Three-Dimensional: An Overview of Cone Beam

Computed Tomography (CBCT)
April 28, 2022
8:30 am – 11:30 am
  • Edwin Parks, D.M.D., M.S.

CBCT is a new imaging modality that is rapidly gaining acceptance in the dental community. As with any new technology, there are misconceptions about the utility of CBCT. The purpose of this presentation is to describe the operation, indications, and limitations of CBCT. Evaluation of available products will also be discussed.

Learning Objectives:
1) Describe the common components and operations of CBCT.
2) Discuss the indications for the use of CBCT.
3) Review the three-dimensional normal anatomy of the neck and jaws.
4) Evaluate case studies that illustrate the uses of CBCT.
5) Use a systematic approach to evaluate available CBCT units.

Course Number: T2221

Recommended for

  • Dental Assistants
  • Dental Hygienists
  • Dental Therapist
  • Dentists
  • Student Dentists

About the speaker

Edwin Parks, D.M.D., M.S.

Dr. Parks is a Professor Emeritus of Diagnostic Sciences in the Department of Oral Pathology, Medicine and Radiology at Indiana University School of Dentistry. He has served as chief forensic odontology consultant for the Marion County Coroner’s office and currently serves as Vice President of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology.


Fundamental CE Credits 3.0
Elective CE Credits 0
DANB Credits 0
Core CE Credits 0
Core Topic N/A


Dentist Early Bird Fee $35.00
Staff Early Bird Fee $25.00
Dentist Regular Fee $45.00
Staff Regular Fee $35.00