At The Dentist, we have embraced the newest technologies available in dentistry. Digital dentistry describes the software and hardware that enable a second-to-none in dental planning and a more efficient & predictable treatment execution.
You will feel and be more in control of your dental health as well as in a safer environment because of this.
With Digital Smile Design and Invisalign ‘Itero’ scanning, we can digitally plan your desired look and appearance. With digital scanning instead of messy dental moulds, we can efficiently, gently and cleanly scan teeth for crowns & veneers.
We can fully digitise our patients with CT 3D X-rays and digital scanning. No more relying on the old dental charting – we can look back digitally and compare you to you in real time frames!
Our affiliated and on-site dental lab also embraces digital dentistry with CAD CAM (computer aided design and computer aided manufacture) and 3D printing techniques. Our efficiencies mean that crowns and inlays can be completed within the same day and sometimes within the hour!!
Our digital X-ray imaging enables the best X-ray diagnosis with reduced radiation exposure for our patients. The latest software’s aid planning and execution for dental surgery treatments.
Digital dentistry puts you in safer and more efficient hands!
What Digital Technologies Are Used At The Dentist?
At The Dentist, we use the latest in digital technologies to give you the smile you deserve. Our digital equipment includes the most up-to-date CT and X-ray scanners to give us a complete and accurate picture of your teeth and things like crowns, veneers, inlays and onlays can be fabricated using state-of-the-art machinery to give you the best treatment possible in the shortest possible time.
What Can I Have Done Using Digital Technologies?
Digital technologies have given dental treatments a definite boost. At The Dentist, we can take digital imagery of your teeth and plan your new smile in moments. You’ll also get a preview of your new smile, before we begin your treatment. This digital scanning does away with messy moulds so we can scan your teeth for treatments such as crowns, veneers and inlays. In fact, we can use digital technologies in all areas of dentistry from simple procedures to complicated oral surgery.
How Can Digital Scanning Improve My Dental Treatment?
If you’ve had extensive dental work in the past, you know how complicated and time consuming it can be. Not to mention, treatments such as crowns and veneers would sometimes not be quite what you were hoping for. With digital scanning, you and your dentist get an immediate picture of what needs to be done in precise detail. The images are uploaded into your dentist’s computer who can then show you exactly how your new smile will look. The same imagery can be sent to the laboratory in moments, instead of physically being sent away. The images can then be used for crowns, veneers, inlays and other components to be custom made with great precision in a very short amount of time. In some cases, you may be able to complete your entire treatment within one day.
Are Digital Dental X-rays Harmful?
There is no question that the radiation from x-rays can be harmful which is why the medical profession will only use them when needed. The good news is that digital dental x-rays with lower doses of radiation, reducing your exposure. This makes them much safer and more effective at giving the dentist the best possible image of your teeth making your treatment more efficient.
What Are The Advantages Of Digital Technologies In Dentistry?
The main advantage of using digital technologies in dentistry begins with the imagery. Digital scans give your dentist and technicians more accurate images which undoubtedly makes it easier for them to work. From a patient’s point of view, they no longer need to sit through uncomfortable and messy impressions that feel awful, taste foul and need to sit in the mouth so the imprint can set. The imagery is used to make restorations far more accurate and natural looking, as well as being able to do much of this type of work in a single visit to the dentist. Finally, restorations made using digital technologies fit better, decreasing the time it takes for you to adjust to your new smile.