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Christos Angelopoulos

Dr. Angelopoulos is a graduate of the Aristotle University, School of Dentistry, Thessaloniki, Greece. His post-doctoral training includes a 2yr internship in Oral Surgery (Aristotle University) and a 1yr GPR program (Truman Medical Center, Kansas City). In addition, he has completed a 3yr Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology residency program at University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Dentistry and he was awarded the MS degree in Oral Biology.
Dr Angelopoulos is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology and a fellow of the International College of Oral Implantologists. He has held University appointments at University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Dentistry (assistant professor 08/02-02/07) and at Columbia University, College of Dental Medicine (associate professor and director of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology 03/07-12/10).  Currently, he is an assistant professor at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece and an adjunct professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology at Columbia University.  
Dr Angelopoulos is the past president of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (AAOMR) and has served as the Executive Director of this organization for the last 4 years. He has served in several leadership positions and committees at the AAOMR as well as IADMFR (International Association of Dento-Maxillofacial Radiology).  Last, he has been an Associate Editor of OOOO (the official journal of the AAOMR) from 2010-2016. He has published several scientific papers and has spoken in several conventions and CE courses, nationally as well as internationally, on a variety of radiology topics. Moreover, he is a frequent speaker for the ADA annual conventions.

Reading CBCT Scans: What Are We looking! What Are We Missing?

Cone beam CT has undoubtedly been one of the most important innovations in dentistry over the last two decades. Its integration in the dental practice has found numerous applications is almost all fields of dentistry with dominant that of diagnosis. Apart from plain diagnostic applications, a large number of utilities are based on CBCT data, like implant planning and surgical guides, to orthodontic appliances, CAD CAM applications and more.
This presentation will assess the contribution of CBCT in diagnosis and its overall diagnostic efficiency based on evidence and a cumulated experience of over ten years.
Another important issue that will be addressed is incidental disease diagnosed with CBCT; soon after the introduction of this exciting technology, it was realized that there is a lot more information in a data volume that a dental professional is familiar with. In fact, the multi-planar potential of CBCT provided access to anatomical locations that were never viewed with traditional imaging modalities. As a result a variety of incidental pathological entities varying in significance came to surface. This presentation will review incidental disease in CBCT studies and classify it in significance by means of action to be taken. Also, it will provide strategies in order to minimized the chances of a unidentified incidental entities.