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Is MRI able to detect early periodontitis?

According to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology, MRI could help in early detection of gum disease. It can show periodontitis-linked changes to the jawbones of patients before bone defects occur. The authors stated that imaging showed that patients who had positive bleeding-on–probing tests were at greater risk of developing bone edema. …

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What Is Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)?

If you haven’t heard of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), you’re missing out on some of the best medical research out there. Magnetic resonance imaging uses radiofrequency energy and a strong magnetic field to produce pictures of internal organs and structures. The images are produced in a closed room and in patients. In this article, we’ll …

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Open MRI Vs. Closed MRI

While both technologies effectively acquire detailed images of organs and tissues, Open MRI offers some advantages over its counterpart. First, it removes claustrophobia. Older traditional MRIs feature narrow tunnels and ceilings near the patient’s face. In addition to this, lying still can cause anxiety in some patients. In contrast, an open MRI eliminates claustrophobia and accommodates patients of all …

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