Technology is all around us. In fact, if you look around where you are sitting now, you can probably name countless pieces of technology that we typically overlook because that aspect of our life is so common nowadays. Over the past year, the way that we live our life has been greatly influenced by technology. Business meetings that used to take place around a conference table have now gone digital. Classrooms that were once loud and full of boisterous children are now quiet, and the classroom atmosphere has been moved over to Google Meets. Dental technology is no different. It is always evolving and changing due to the addition of state-of-the-art technologies. Interested in learning what technology we offer in our office and how it can benefit your experience? Continue reading to learn more.
The technology that we offer in our office is revolutionizing the way that we offer services to our patients.
Digital X-rays are used to closely monitor your teeth. Unlike traditional X-rays that use a film and take time to develop, digital X-rays are ready to view in mere seconds, right in the treatment room. The process of taking the X-rays themselves is also faster and more comfortable. One of the biggest benefits of using digital X-rays is the reduction in radiation, as compared to traditional X-rays. Digital X-rays can help diagnose dental problems such as:
Digital X-rays also help us determine which treatment plan is the most beneficial to you and your needs. We are also able to take X-rays quickly during the middle of the treatment if needed.
If you had any form of orthodontic treatment or dental restoration many years ago, you might remember the goop that was used for dental impressions. Not only uncomfortable, it was also a nightmare for any patient with a sensitive gag reflex. With the use of digital impressions you can kiss the goop good-bye! Digital impressions are less invasive, more comfortable and provide accurate impressions that can be viewed immediately. The impressions can be used to help create dental restorations such as crowns and clear aligners for orthodontic purposes.
If you are located in the Montgomery, AL area and are interested in learning more about the technology offered in our practice and the ways it could benefit your treatment, please contact us today to schedule a consultation. We look forward to seeing you in our office soon!