When you seek care at our office, you are assured that we utilize the latest in technology to enhance the quality and fit for your dental care.
Dentistry is micro-surgery. Using loupes allows us to see your teeth magnified allowing more details to be seen . You just can't fulfill that level of care with the naked eye. In addition to allowing precise, close-up work, the loupes directs a beam of light directly on the teeth, minimizing glare for you,
We choose carefully which and when x-rays are taken. There are many guidelines that we follow. X-rays allow us to see everything we cannot see with our own eyes. X-rays enable us to detect cavities in between your teeth, determine bone level, and analyze the health of your bone. We can also examine the roots and nerves of teeth, diagnose lesions such as cysts or tumors, as well as assess damage when trauma occurs.
Dental x-rays are invaluable aids in diagnosing, treating, and maintaining dental health. Exposure time for dental x-rays is extremely minimal. We utilize Digital Imaging Technologies within the office. With digital imaging, exposure is up to 95 percent less when compared to traditional x-rays. Digital imaging can also help us retrieve valuable diagnostic information.
Digital imaging allows us to store patient images, and enables us to quickly and easily transfer them to specialists or insurance companies.
Digital X-rays offer more precision since we view the image on a computer monitor, instead of holding up a 35mm film up to the light. Digital X-rays results in up to 95% less radiation exposure to you. The x-ray is displayed almost immediately on a flat panel LCD screen giving an image more than 10x larger than a traditional x-rays which can take 5 minutes or more to get to a viewable transparency. The software we use also has built in tools to allow for better diagnosis.
Many patients, especially younger
patients, are very familiar with the latest technology and are
comfortable with the high tech practice. Computers and TV screens are
their primary method of information processing.
We utilize intraoral camera technology that helps enhance your understanding of your diagnosis. An intraoral camera is a very small camera - in some cases, just a few millimeters long. An
intraoral camera allows our practice to view clear, precise images of
your mouth, teeth and gums, in order for us to accurately make a
diagnosis. With clear, defined, enlarged images, you see details that
may be missed by standard mirror examinations. This can mean faster diagnosis with less chair-time for you!
oral cameras also enable our practice to save your images in our office
computer to provide a permanent record of treatments. These images can
be printed for you, other specialists, and your lab or insurance
A cavitron is a dental tool that uses high frequency sound waves to
clean teeth. The Cavitron ultrasonic cleaner is a state of the art
instrument that has proved to be an extremely successful tool in
removing tartar from both above and below the gumline. Instead of
scaling your teeth with bulky metal hand scalers the cavitron
ultrasonic cleaner is a blunt tip that uses oscillating sound waves
to gently vibrate the tartar away from your teeth. The Cavitron unit is
so gentle that it can even be used to administer deep cleaning and
gum therapy many times without the need for anesthetic. Having your
teeth cleaned with the Cavitron unit is a safe effective and
painless alternative to traditional cleaning methods. A Cavitron
vibrates at the speed of sound so quickly that you can hardly feel
any movement this ultrasonic method is a more pleasant alternative.
The main advantages of this type of cleaning procedure are listed below:
Speed reliability and labor-savings that are not associated with
manual and mechanical cleaning methods Increased productivity Quality
control Reduced workplace stress A cleaning mechanism that utilizes
environmentally friendly chemistry
If you would like to know more about the technology we use, please call us, or email us at email@example.com.