3D eXam

KaVo 3D eXam revolutionises dental radiology

This digital volume tomography unit (CBCT) combines the latest 3D x-ray technology and ergonomic design to deliver optimal image quality.

KaVo 3D eXam revolutionises dental radiology

Dental 3D X-Ray / CBCT Unit 3D eXam

This technology allows the most precise treatment planning available in the fields of implantology, surgery, orthodontics and preservative dentistry. Perfectly matching the needs of the dentist and patient.

In-office, three-dimensional imaging – quick, easy, and cost efficient

The KaVo 3D eXam cone beam 3D dental imaging system provides high-definition, in-office, three-dimensional, digital imaging at reduced cost and less radiation to the patient than traditional CT scans. Intuitive software allows for quicker and easier image acquisition. Its tiny footprint and ergonomic design allow placement of the unit even when space comes at a high premium. Based on decades of experience of the market leader and hundreds of i-CAT installations, KaVo 3D eXam allows practices to extend their service offerings and enhance overall delivery of care. Sophisticated technology, which in its third generation, sets the gold standard again.



Most advanced 3D technology delivers highest quality imaging

The KaVo 3D eXam’s design incorporates state of the art digital imaging technology in a unit that makes economic sense, while meeting the high standards of imaging required by today’s most demanding practitioners.

The use of an advanced amorphous silicon flat panel image sensor reduces the overall sizes of the unit while delivering a higher image quality and resolution.

Provides a full range of diagnostic services

KaVo 3D eXam’s volumetric imaging system provides dentists and specialists complete views of all oral and maxillofacial structures, giving the dental professional the most thorough diagnostic information possible for a variety of treatment areas. This allows for more accurate treatment planning and more predictable treatment outcomes.

Main advantages of the KaVo 3D eXam

  1. Compact unit delivery optimal image quality
  2. State-of-the-art sensor technology based on amorphous silicon
  3. Fastest scan time (8.5 second standard)
  4. Large image format and recording volume up to 23 x 17 cm
  5. Adjustable beam limitation for large and small formar images
  6. High resolution scanning for images
  7. Rapid image reconstruction in less than 1 minute
  8. Digital output on CD or high quality report printout allow the communication of image data of excellent clarity and precision
  9. Motor-driven chair
  10. Easy to operate, remote control of all essential functions


  • Smallest footprint (1.2 m x 1.1 m) fits into smallest practice settings
  • Small voxel size (down to 0.125 mm) enables unprecedented high-resolution imaging
  • Fast scan time (8.5 s) reduces chance of patient movement during scan while minimising radiation – quicker and easier image acquisition
  • Adjustable beam collimation allows full height and targeted field-of-view scans, providing the ability to further minimise patient radiation
  • Motorised chair positions patient in an open environment seated position – allows patient comfort and captures natural orientation of anatomy
  • Fast reconstruction time (< 1 min) provides the most complete views of oral and maxillofacial structures after the shortest wait
  • Easy to operate remote control all relevant functions, through simple point-and-click
  • DICOM 3 compliant output makes it easy to share with 3rd party volumetric software companies
  • 14 bit gray scale increases detail resolution by means of more shades of gray to increase contrast
  • Digital export and report printout function provides full color reports with sophisticated clarity and precision

Expands in-office continuum of care

The technology and design of the KaVo 3D eXam puts advanced, in-office imaging within the realm of an expanding universe of practices – those that want to place themselves at the center of patient care by providing a full continuum of services, from diagnosis to treatment.

Uses in implantology

Dental 3D X-Ray / CBCT Unit 3D eXam

KaVo 3D eXam’s high resolution, volumetric images provide complete three-dimensional views of critical anatomy for the most thorough analysis of bone structure and tooth orientation to optimise implant treatment and placement, and selection of the most suitable implant type, size, location, and angulation prior to surgery.

This includes the selection of the most suitable implant according to type, size, position and angle of the planned abutment before the actual surgical intervention.

Use in surgery

Dental 3D X-Ray / CBCT Unit 3D eXam



Accurate, three-dimensional views of impacted molars

Determine tooth position with highest precision to visualise impaction within the alveolar bone, location relative to adjacent teeth, and proximity to vital structures, such as the nerve canal, sinus walls, and cortical borders.


Dental 3D X-Ray / CBCT Unit 3D eXam

Detect and evaluate problems before they become serious.

Accurately measure bone and jaw deformities, assess bone lesions and changes of the jaw, and get help detecting other pathologies, such as cysts, tumors, and disease.

Three-dimensional views of critical structures for complete TMJ analysis

Dental 3D X-Ray / CBCT Unit 3D eXam

KaVo 3D eXam provides three-dimensional images of the condyles and surrounding structures for complete analysis and diagnosis of bone morphology, joint space, and function – all critical to TMJ dysfunction treatment and care.
A single high-speed scan captures TJ open jaw views quickly and accurately.

Use in orthodontology

A three-dimensional solution for a three-dimensional problem

Planning orthodontic treatment today requires large quantities of x-ray images, including a panoramic radiograph, cephalometric x-rays and a series of individual tooth images KaVo 3D eXam replaces all of these images with a single volumetric image.
All required perspectives such as panoramic, cephalometric and individual tooth slices can be extracted from the volumetric using simple and convenient image processing software on your PC, in any desired plane and in any desired quantity.

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In addition, KaVo 3D eXam provides further diagnostic options

  • Panoramic views from lingual direction
  • Slices in all three planes with thicknesses down to 0.125 mm
  • 3D images of all bone structures
  • 3D images of all soft tissue structures
  • Precise 3D-diagnosis of impacted teeth
  • Relative position of the nerve to the impacted teeth in the mandible
  • 3D examination of bone quantity prior orthodontic space closure
  • Investigation of the amount of buccal and lingual tooth covering bone for recession prophylaxis
  • Determination of dental arch shape subject to 3D bone quantity
  • 3D planning of orthodontic surgery
  • Strategy for arrangement of orthodontic anchor
  • Assessment of sinus
  • Evaluation of nasal septum
  • Cephalometric 2D and 3D analysis

KaVo 3D eXam Specifications

  • X-ray source: High frequency Constant Potential, fixed anode 90-120 kVp, 3-8 mA (pulse mode)
  • X-ray beam: Cone
  • Focal spot: 0.5 mm
  • Image Detector: Amorphous Silicon Flat Panel, 20 cm x 25 cm
  • Gray Scale: 14 bit acquisition
  • Image acquisition: single 360° rotation
  • Patient position: seated
  • Primary reconstruction: less than one minute for standard scan
  • Secondary reconstruction: real time
Scan modes
Modes Imaging volume Scan speed Voxel size
Standard 16 cm Ø x 13 cm 8,5 s 0,4 mm or 0,3 mm
High Resolution 16 cm Ø x 13 cm 24 s 0,2 mm
Ultra-high Resolution 8 cm Ø x 8 cm 24 s 0,12 mm
Single-Scan TMJ Mode 23 cm Ø x 17 cm 8,5 s 0,4 mm


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