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3D Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT)
VaTech Panoramic X-ray with 3D Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) Imaging Technology

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Special Equipment that obtains images from different types of positions and angels. It then has the ability to combine them together to show the various cross sections of the jaw linings. It not only does that but also can show the nerves, maxillary, mandibular sinuses and other anatomical landmarks. It does not take a long time, and has very little radiation exposure. CT scanning is a great aid to diagnosis periodontal and or implantology services.

What is a Panoramic Image?

An image that produces an x-ray of the teeth that lines around the teeth and jaw on a single film. Panoramic films belong to the extraoral category of dental x-rays because the film is outside the mouth. The panoramic film provides to the dentist a good view of the maxilla and mandible as well the whole dentition. Panoramic films also provide a partial view of the temporal mandibular joint. One of the major advantages of the panoramic films is the short time required to acquire the image. Panoramic films are widely used by dentist because it provides a comprehensive “panoramic” view of the maxilla and mandible. It is commonly used for evaluation of the wisdom teeth or for the evaluation of potential fractures in trauma cases.

What is a Cephalometric Image?

Known as a diagnostic radiograph used primarily for orthodontic treatment. Similar to taking a regular panoramic image but instead of concentrating on the patients jaw and mouth the ceph concentrates on the caputured image of the entire skull and profile. Mostly used to have a diagnosis of any problem involving with the jaw and bite that might need improvement with orthodontic treatment known as dental braces.
What are dental sealants?
Dental sealants are thin plastic coatings that are applied to the biting surfaces of the back teeth to protect them from tooth decay. Most tooth decay in children and teens occurs on these surfaces.

WHY WOULD I NEED A ROOT CANAL (ENDODONTIC TREATMENT)?
Root canal therapy is needed when the nerve of a tooth
What is a Filling? Fillings are done to remove decay, and replace the affected tooth structure. It is called a filling because new a material fills hole that decay left. Now days most teeth are treated with bonded tooth colored composite resin fillings.
LEARN THE TRUTH ABOUT WHITENING
With so many different whitening products on the market, it’s easy to get confused. So here are the facts you need to know before you commit.
IS TEETH WHITENING SAFE?
Yes. Clinical studies have shown that whitening your teeth with carbamide or hydrogen peroxide under the supervision of a dental professional is safe for teeth and gums.
What are Dentures?
Dentures are replacements for missing teeth that can be adjusted on a daily basis by taking them out and put back into your mouth. The feel of a denture is not quiet the same feeling as ones natural teeth, but they are very natural looking

WHAT IS A CROWN?
Crowns are full coverage restorations that are used to cover a tooth that is likely to break, or is too broken down to be restored with a filling. They are most commonly done after root canal treatment, or when a large filling wears out.
ORAL CANCER SCREENING

Our office is not only dedicated to your smile, we’re also dedicated to your overall wellness. We take a serious approach to your dental care, which includes an oral cancer screening as a part of your regular exam. Like any kind of cancer, oral cancer can be life threatening if not diagnosed and treated early. You are the most important factor in the early diagnosis of oral cancer through routine screenings in our office.We have the skills and
WHAT IS A BRIDGE?

This is an option for filling the space created by a missing tooth. It is formed to look like the missing tooth, and it takes its place in the mouth. The sides of a bridge use the two surrounding teeth for...
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