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Intraoral Scanners: The Cutting Edge of Dental Impressions
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Intraoral Scanners: The Cutting Edge of Dental Impressions

Technology in modern dentistry is constantly advancing. From the front office where digital patient records are replacing paper files to the treatment room where cone beam imaging and 3D imaging are taking the place of film x-rays, new tools are changing the typical dental patient’s experience. Dental impressions are another area that is “going digital”...

Types of Dental X-Rays and Why You Need Them
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Types of Dental X-Rays and Why You Need Them

Good dental health should include regular visits to the dentist. In addition to a thorough examination of the mouth and teeth during these appointments, the dentist will sometimes order x-rays. A dental x-ray is the common term for a dental radiograph. It is one of the dentist’s most important diagnostic tools, giving him or her...

Big Trends in Dental Technology: 3D Imaging and “Cone Beam” Computed Tomography (CBCT)
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Big Trends in Dental Technology: 3D Imaging and “Cone Beam” Computed Tomography (CBCT)

The technology used in modern dentistry is always changing and progressing. Many dentists stay on top of these technological advances, using them to create better patient experiences and outcomes. This month, we take a look at some of the newer 3D imaging technologies, including cone beam technology, that are making dental surgeries easier. Why 3D...