Cone beam is a recent technology, published in 1998 by Mozzo et al. . It first was used in the dental and cranial arena. It took 15 years for the technology to gradually replace panoramic radiographs in the clinical setting and completely in preoperative planning. In orthopedics, the use of cone beam CT (CBCT) was first published in 2011 by Zbijewski et al. , and the first mention of weight-bearing was in a 2013 paper by Tuominen et al. .