Advanced Technology

Our doctors use state-of-the-art technology so they can bring you high quality dental treatment. Below, you can read about the technology we use.

  • Advanced Technology - 3D Cone Beam Scanner3D Cone Beam Scanner

    The cone beam 3C CT scanner allows us to view detailed images of your entire mouth at different angles. It shows relationships between bones, teeth, airways, nerves and tissues. Our doctors use this technology when planning for dental implants.

  • Advanced Technology - Diode LaserDiode Laser

    Laser dentistry makes dental procedures more comfortable for the patient. The laser makes procedures go faster, reduces the amount of bleeding, causes less swelling, speeds up healing times, and does not cause any lasting discomfort after the procedure is completed.

  • Advanced Technology - Low-radiation Digital X-rays Digital X-rays

    Digital X-rays use 80% less radiation than conventional film X-rays. They also produce images much faster, and allow our doctors to examine fine details such as early forming cavities. Digital X-rays can be displayed on a computer monitor in seconds, allowing our doctors to quickly show patients any problematic areas.

  • Advanced Technology - Panoramic X-raysPanoramic X-rays

    Panoramic X-rays capture a detailed panoramic view of your mouth, teeth, upper and lower jaws, sinuses, gums and surrounding tissues. Our doctors use these X-rays to diagnose and plan dental treatments for braces, dentures, extractions and implants.

  • Anutra Local Anesthetic Delivery System

    By using Anutra, we are able to provide virtually painless anesthesia delivery, making injections very comfortable for our patients.

  • Advanced TechnologyCEREC One-Visit Dentistry

    Our doctors use the leading-edge CEREC system to fabricate crowns, onlays and inlays in a single visit. Your restoration is designed using 3D imaging software, and then milled out of a single block of porcelain for strength and durability. This technology allows us to provide you with a high-quality restoration in a just one visit.

  • Advanced Technology - Ultrasonic ScalerUltrasonic Scaler

    Ultrasonic scalers painlessly remove harmful bacteria, hardened plaque and tartar from below the gum line. An important tool in the prevention and treatment of gum disease, the ultrasonic scaler is able to get deep into gum pockets, effectively removing tartar and bacteria with small, quick vibrations and water flow.

  • Advanced Technology - K7 SystemK7 ESG Electrosonograph

    When conducting an exam for jaw joint disorders, Dr. Grimshaw uses a computerized evaluation system that analyzes and measures the function of your jaw joints. It tracks the position of your jaw at rest and in motion, as well as interpreting jaw clicking sounds and muscle activity.

  • Advanced Technology TENS Electrical Stimulation

    We use a TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) unit to alleviate tension and pain in the muscles of the jaw. Electrodes are strategically placed around the head and a low-level current gently stimulates nerve pathways and produces a massaging sensation.

  • Advanced Technology - VizLite® Oral Cancer ScreeningVizLite® Oral Cancer Screening

    Although oral cancer is rare, we like to ensure your oral health by screening with an amazing new technology called VizLite. We screen for oral cancer during each routine examination. The diagnostic process is quick and painless and it detects, identifies and marks any tissue abnormalities.

  • Advanced Technology - Precision, high-end tools for Root Canal TherapyElectric Handpieces

    Our doctors use electric handpieces to make routine dental procedures a quieter and more relaxing experience. In comparison to traditional drills, electric handpieces are faster and more efficient, which results in shortened procedure times.

  • Advanced Technology - Zoom Teeth WhiteningZoom Teeth Whitening

    We use Zoom professional, in-house whitening to safely and effectively brighten your smile up to eight shades in under an hour. We also offer Zoom customized trays that you can use the whiten your smile in the comfort of your home.

  • Advanced Technology - Intraoral CameraIntraoral Camera

    Intraoral cameras are used to show patients a detailed view of the inside of their mouth. These small, handheld cameras send digital images to a computer screen for fast and convenient viewing. Our doctors will regularly use the intraoral camera during an oral exam to help identify any problem areas. It can also be a helpful tool for treatment planning and patient education.

  • Advanced Technology - Digital Photography for your smile makeoverDigital Photography

    We take digital photographs of your smile to use as a reference when planning cosmetic procedures or full-mouth reconstructions. These images help us evaluate your facial structure and dimensions at various angles so that we can determine the best method for rejuvenating your smile.

  • When treating stubborn gum disease, we often use a simple DNA test to determine the exact strain of bacteria present in your mouth. This provides us with the information necessary to prescribe an antibiotic that will combat the bacteria most effectively. DNA testing is also useful when patients are resistant to certain antibiotics.

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