Advancements in new dental technology offer better solutions for traditional oral health problems than ever before. The trend in dentistry is utilizing technology to make dentistry more comfortable, durable, efficient and natural-looking for the patient as possible. Patients and their dentists benefit from newer techniques that are less invasive and more dependable than the years of past. Procedures that formerly took multiple trips to the dentist or required multiple health care providers can often be performed in the comfort of one office by one qualified provider.
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Planmeca cone beam
Our clinic utilizes advanced technology such as Planmeca Cone Beam Technology which is an efficient solution to diagnose dental issues that standard x-ray images are not able to capture. Planmeca Cone Beam CT scans produce a digital, three-dimensional view of areas located below the teeth and gums. This state-of-the-art machine enables our team to offer flawless accuracy when it comes to unexplained jaw pain, implant placement, fractured or abscessed teeth, and TMJ disorder. Moreover, it gives the dentist a more in-depth view of the mouth, enabling them to observe teeth roots, existing dental implants, and cavities.
Dexis: Sensors & Intra-oral camera's
We use high-end equipment at our dental practice to provide top of the line care for our patients. We use our intraoral camera to get a closer look at your oral health while also helping to bring you into your own diagnosis and treatment plan. The images from the camera can be projected onto a screen for you to get a dentist's view of any signs or issues we see.
Research on the ProMax cone beam imaging systems and their Ultra-Low Dose protocol was conducted at the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry. The study looked at the radiation dose required for a range of field sizes and exposure parameters for both adult and pediatric patients. Researchers found an average reduction in radiation of 77 percent when compared to the systems standard imaging protocols, according to a press release. Additionally, the researchers found that while the radiation required to capture the images was reduced, there was no statistical reduction in image quality between the standard and Ultra-Low Dose protocols.