What additional testing is required when I install a 3D CBCT Scanner?

Preparation and planning for a dental CBCT machine

Installing a cone beam CT scanner typically involves the following steps:

1: Choose a location for the scanner: The scanner should be located in a room with sufficient space for the machine and for the patient to be positioned comfortably. The room should also have electrical outlets and sufficient lighting.

2: Install the scanner: The actual installation process will vary depending on the specific model of scanner you are using. Some scanners may be portable and can be easily moved into place, while others may require more extensive installation.

3: Set up the computer and software: The scanner will need to be connected to a computer, which will be used to control the scanner and process the images. You will need to install the necessary software on the computer and make sure that it is properly configured to work with the scanner.

4: Test the scanner: Once the scanner is installed and the software is set up, you should test the scanner to make sure that it is functioning properly. This may involve taking a few test scans and checking the resulting images to make sure they are of good quality.

5: Calibrate the scanner: Some scanners may need to be calibrated before they can be used. This typically involves adjusting the scanner's settings to ensure that it is producing accurate images.

6 Train staff: It is important that the staff who will be using the scanner are properly trained in its use. This may involve providing them with training materials, demonstrating how to use the scanner, and providing hands-on practice.

360 Visualise can help you plan your CBCT installation, we will ensure you and your practice are 100% compliant. Initially we will visit your practice and carry out a room plan, we will mark out the construction of walls and doors. On the plan we will mark out the electrical and network services required for the installation. Once we have installed your machine our technician will cary out the critical examination for your CBCT. 

We will also give you the correct guidance to remain compliant in the future.

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