Are you ready to enter the world of modern dental technology?
A world where a computerized scanner maps out your mouth with breathtaking accuracy or an intra-oral camera captures extraordinary close-up images of your teeth and gums - this is the way dentistry is going today!
These can all contribute towards a healthy mouth with stone bones and without gum disease.
How Technology is Changing Dentistry
The world of dentistry has seen many advances over the years - from fluoride treatments to ceramic braces and 3D-printed crowns.
But with the advent of cutting-edge technology, it seems that traditional methods of dental care have been left behind in favor of a more high-tech approach.
This bold new frontier brings us further into an age where digital dentistry is becoming the norm, and we all stand to benefit from its superior precision and accuracy when treating oral health concerns.
Let's explore how technology is improving dentistry and why you should consider incorporating modern practices into your daily life.
Newest Dental Technology for Dental Implants
For those of us still wondering if dental implants are the right option for restoring our smiles, it's encouraging to hear that over 50 years after titanium was found to be incredibly compatible with human tissue in dentistry, we can now rest easy knowing these advanced procedures boast a 95% success rate.
Discover the newest dental technology for dental implants that have revolutionized lost tooth replacement as you read on.
Detailed examinations accompanied by accurate diagnosis are the foundations of any successful dental implant procedure, much like a carpenter needs an architectural plan before constructing a house.
To ensure only top-notch results, cutting-edge imaging technologies aid in creating detailed plans and offer incredible insight into the progress of the surgery beforehand.
Cone Beam Computed Tomography
CBCT scans have revolutionized dentistry, allowing practitioners to diagnose bone structures accurately before surgery begins.
The device's detailed reading of surrounding facial features, like teeth and nerves within the mandible or nasal sinuses, can provide an exact evaluation for patient safety.
What’s more, CBCT technology has made a huge impact on giving patients full explanations about what procedures they may need – instead of being told that due to a lack in quality or quantity in bone mass they shouldn't proceed with treatment plans anymore.
Digital Implant Planning
The advantages of utilizing planning software that merges digital impressions (STL) and CBCT technology (DICOM) are tremendous.
Dentists can now take a single scan to plan an entire dental implant restoration procedure digitally, from designing the shape and mechanics of their final restorations to precisely positioning it in place for the correct fit.
With modern tech tools, dentistry today has never been more precise!
Advancements in Implant Design
Dental implants have come a long way since their invention, with many advances in the initial design ensuring greater stability.
Problems such as loose and damaged implants are now much less common due to improved implant designs that provide higher success rates - even for procedures requiring low bone quality.
Surfaces of dental implants can also be expertly roughened by dentists, creating increased contact between the jawbone and implant, which is essential for successful osseointegration (a process wherein bone ‘heals’ around an implanted object).
Teeth extraction can be daunting for many patients; however, recent dentistry advancements have made the process easier and far less bone-destructive.
Piezoelectric surgery, an ultrasonic micro-vibration technique used to maneuver around the jawbones' structure with precision accuracy delicately, has revolutionized dental care by helping dentists preserve more of your healthy teeth during extractions while causing significantly less trauma to soft tissue structures.
Additional Technology in Dentistry
We all know that modern dentistry has advanced beyond the five senses we use to detect cavities and other oral health problems.
With the introduction of various medical technologies, dental practitioners can now look deep within their mouths and diagnose any minor or major issues before they become a much bigger problem.
However, what if we told you there was even more technology revolutionizing dentistry? No drills, manual labor, just smart machines are doing their job well to preserve the most important part of our body—our teeth!
Osstell System for Dental Implant Stability
With the latest technology in dental implants, this device assists dentists and surgeons in ensuring implant stability. It assesses a patient's jawbone for integration with an extremely accurate success rate during the procedure.
This gives patients peace of mind knowing their natural structure is compatible and safe against any long-term complications due to improper positioning or material instability.
Capture your smile with this cutting-edge 3D intraoral camera. By smoothly gliding the lens over every nook and cranny of each tooth, a vivid photorealistic image appears onscreen - natural enamel or amalgam fillings.
With unparalleled clarity and accuracy in its color reproduction, dentists can diagnose issues faster than ever before; plus, patients benefit from being able to understand exactly what is happening inside their mouths.
Digital Intraoral X-Ray
Digital radiography has been an invaluable technology in dentistry, allowing for clear and detailed images to be taken that help with diagnosis and treatment.
The digital x-ray machine automatically adjusts radiation levels, so you don't have to worry about overexposure or underexposure - resulting in fewer retakes. This means less exposure to radiation over time.
Cone Beam CT Scanner
With the cone beam scanner, your dentist can bring their treatment plans to life in a few painless and harmless seconds.
This dynamic 3D imaging tool shows them all the details they need from any angle - teeth, bone, and nerves in vivid color. It provides the ultimate peace of mind that you're getting comprehensive care tailored specifically for you.
Future of Dental Technology
The future of dental technology looks promising as new advancements are made to make treatments more efficient, comfortable, and less invasive.
Research is underway to find better ways of diagnosing and treating oral diseases, use 3D printing technology to create custom-made crowns and dentures, develop painless laser surgeries, and improve the accuracy and effectiveness of fillings.
These innovations will ultimately benefit patients who seek a healthier mouth and attractive smile with fewer visits.
Dental implants are a common solution to missing teeth, and the technology is constantly evolving. If you need dental implants, consult an experienced implant dentist to ensure you're getting the best possible treatment.
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At Life Long Dental, we offer the latest in dental implant technology, so give us a call today at (360) 633-2377 to schedule your consultation.
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