We offer superior technology when it comes to your orthodontic treatment. From Full Face 3D imaging to intraoral scanning, we have the latest technology the industry offers! We boast the Planmeca ProMax 3D Mid with ProFace. What is that? Let’s have a look.
3D imaging is critical in understanding tooth positions and allows us to communicate effectively where surgery may be needed. We can gain the information needed to treat the most complex cases, while exposing our patients to less radiation than most other 2D X-ray images. How is this possible?
This Planmeca 3D imaging unit utilizes a proprietary Planmeca Ultra Low Dose™ imaging protocol that enables 3D imaging with an even lower patient radiation dose than standard 2D panoramic imaging. That means we can see images like this with less radiation than the standard panoramic image:
Standard 2D Panoramic image:
In addition to our rockin X-Ray machine, we have an iTero intraoral scanner to ensure you will never need a goopy impression for Invisalign or clear aligner treatment! The iTero scanner shows you the outcome of your clear aligner treatment before you begin! After scanning your teeth, we can move them digitally on the computer screen. This allows us to visualize the best treatment outcome possible.
The iTero Intraoral Scanner provides 7X fewer fit issues and 50% faster treatment time as more accurate aligners may be manufactured from a digital scan. Scanning is more accurate than taking impressions, which results in better and more predictable results. When it comes to Invisalign and clear aligner treatment, this is the new standard of care!
In addition to Invisalign, all of our initial records are scanned so you will not need a goopy impression to start orthodontic treatment, not even for braces. We can also make any appliance from a scan including expanders, retainers, or any other appliances that may be used in treatment. If your child is a “gagger” or you yourself are one, then a digital scan is right for you!