CBCT Course

Cone Beam Pre-Licensing Course
Theory, limitations, applications and regulations relating to the use of CBCT

Date: Sunday 31st March 2019
Time: 8.00 am - 3.00 pm
Venue: Crown Melbourne
Cost: $950 - Limited places.

The course will be conducted by Prof Paul Monsour. This course includes an open book, written examination for those participants that wish to obtain a licence for Cone Beam imaging*.

Course Outline

  • Production of X-rays, biological effects of ionizing radiation and radiation protection.

  • Theory of Cone Beam imaging.

  • Limitations of Cone Beam imaging.

  • Cone Beam imaging versus multi-slice CT.

  • Applications of Cone Beam imaging.

  • Viewing and assessing Cone Beam data sets.

  • Cone Beam examination (for those wanting a Cone Beam licence)*.

*Licensing requirements differ between States and Territories. This course will fulfil all or part of the requirements of a CBCT radiation licence in most, but not all areas. Please make your own inquiries.

Please register as part of your registration for the ASOFRE Foundation Meeting.


Professor Paul Monsour
BDSc(hons), MDSc, PhD

Professor Paul Monsour graduated from the University of Queensland in 1978 with a BDSc (hons). He completed a PhD in Oral Biology in 1987 and a Masters degree in Oral Radiology & Pathology in 1991. Professor Monsour was the first registered specialist in DentoMaxillofacial radiology (DMFR) working in full time private radiology practice on the East Coast of Australia. Professor Monsour lectures extensively throughout Australia on all aspects of DMF radiology. He was appointed the foundation Professor of DMFR at the University of Queensland in 2009. Professor Monsour developed the first and only specialist training programme in Australia for DentoMaxillofacial radiologists. His research interests include education in the field of DMF radiology, Radiation protection in dentistry and the use of cone beam imaging in Dentistry.   Paul is an associate member of the RANZCR, a member of the radiological council of Qld and a Fellow of the International College of Dentists.