Modern-day dentistry is able to accomplish some truly great things, and that is due in no small part to technology. At our dental office, we’re dedicated to using only the latest, most state-of-the-art instruments so that your care is always precise, comfortable, and high-quality. If there is a tool that will improve your dental experience, you can trust that we likely already have it! Read on to learn more about some of the advanced dental services and technology in our Porter, TX dental office that we use every day.
Thanks to our intraoral camera, you’ll finally be able to see your smile from your dentist’s point of view. This small, pen-sized camera can be used to take high-definition images of the teeth and gums we can instantly show you on a large, chairside monitor. These will help you gain a whole new level of understanding about your dental health, plus it will be much easier for us to explain why you might need a specific treatment.
X-rays allow us to catch dental problems even before they are visible to the naked eye, and thanks to the digitization of dentistry, this tool is now better than ever. With digital X-rays, we can create crystal clear images almost instantly, and they also expose our patients to 90% LESS radiation compared to traditional dental X-rays. We can even display the images on a nearby monitor for you to go over with your dentist.
Sometimes, we need a little more information than what a 2D X-ray can tell us, and that’s when we like to use our CB/CT scanner. This device is able to create a fully 3D X-ray image of your teeth, jaw, nerves, blood vessels, and other surrounding structures. With it, we can gain a more global understanding of your dental health as well as put together highly personalized treatment plans for complicated procedures such as dental implant placement or wisdom tooth extraction.