New advancements in technology continue to diversify the care you receive at your dental office. Among one of the best new technologies is the dental cone beam CT scanner. This is an elite type of x-ray equipment that has transformed the quality of care you receive by providing your dentist with greater insight into your oral health to create more precise and accurate diagnosis and treatments. The dental technology provides 3D images of your teeth, bone, soft tissues, and nerve pathways to take the quality of the services you receive to new heights.
Benefit from a 3D Cone Beam Scan
The 3D cone beam scan provides highly detailed images of the mouth and face, reducing the need for traditional impressions or unnecessary exposure to radiation from x-rays. Images are gathered using a square-shaped scanner to allow your dentist to evaluate areas that cannot be seen with the naked eye.
The images can be enlarged to view hard-to-see areas to allow for better detection of potential dental issues while also providing more personalized treatment plans to be developed. It creates a full image into your oral health. Not only does it allow your dentist to see your teeth and gums in great detail, but the bone structures of the face, nasal cavities, sinuses, muscles, nerves, and soft tissues. Using low radiation, it is a safer and more effective alternative to traditional x-rays.
Enhance Your Dental Care
Now, the use of the scanner holds a common place in an array of dental aspects. It can be used for even the most complex cases to aid with the diagnosis and treatment of various issues, such as:
- Planning to extract impacted teeth surgically
- Diagnosing TMJ disorders
- Placement of dental implant posts
- Evaluating the sinuses, nerve canals, nasal cavity, and jaw
- Measuring, detecting, and treating tumors of the jaw
- Determining tooth orientation and bone structures
- Pinpointing pain or pathology
- Planning for reconstructive surgery
- Evaluating bone density
The process for the scan is simple and pain-free. You will sit upright in a chair or lay on a movable table. The rotating arm of the scanner will quickly take the images and send them to in-office software. Your dentist can then view them on a monitor to provide you with a tailored treatment plan. By viewing multiple images that have been taken at several angles, they can then be reconstructed into a single 3D image to provide your dentist with a complete picture into your oral health.
Choose the Best Technology
Now, emerging technologies play a crucial role in the quality of dental care that you receive. To benefit from the best, choose a dentist who embraces these advancements to provide you with superior dentistry.
About Bethel Dental
At Bethel Dental, we believe that a healthy smile starts here. We combine our qualifications and experience with state-of-the-art technologies to provide our patients with world-class care. Through personalized services, we will help you reach and maintain your dental health. Contact our office today to experience the difference with a cone beam scanner.