To continually improve our service to you, Uptown Dental Surgery is dedicated to offering the latest and greatest in dental technology. Below you’ll find information on some of the advanced technology that we use.
Our office is equipped with a 3D imaging machine, an advanced machine that can help our dentists detect and diagnose potential oral problems. The scan takes only 14 seconds and allows us to view undistorted 3D images. We chose this machine because the exposure to radiation is very low compared to other brands of dental 3D and up to 100 times less than traditional CT scans taken at hospitals. For the first time, patients can see their anatomy in accurate, real-life perspectives that allows them to understand their own oral health. This 3D imaging machine is used in a variety of circumstances and can:
If you would like more information on 3D imaging, please call Uptown Dental Surgery today. We are excited to share more information about this advanced technology with you.
During your regular checkups at Uptown Dental Surgery, our dentist may request to take X-rays of your teeth. These X-ray films are effective tools that help our dentists and dental team discover any potential oral problems and treat them before they turn into major issues. The decision to request X-rays is based on your individual dental history, risks, and symptoms. Dental X-rays may reveal:
At Uptown Dental Surgery, we utilize the latest in dental X-ray technology: digital radiography. Using an electronic sensor, the digital X-ray machine will capture and store accurate digital images of your teeth instantly. Digital X-rays are more comfortable, and emit less radiation than traditional X-rays.
We invite you to contact Uptown Dental Surgery today to schedule your next checkup with our dentist. During your appointment, we can also give you more information on digital X-rays or any of the advanced dental technology that we utilize.
The iTero scanner is a hand-held wand that our dentists use to scan the inside of your mouth. It is painless and only takes around two to three minutes to complete and will provide us with a 3D model of your mouth so we can better understand your dental needs.
With the iTero scanner, we can show you what your smile could look like after treatment. If you are interested in making changes to your teeth and are curious about what Invisalign Clear Aligners can do for your smile.