Dental Imaging

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Our Dental Imaging Procedures

When seeing our dentist, the visit usually involves testing and evaluating dental issues that you may be experiencing. To detect and diagnose any type of problem, our dentist at Milton Family Dental Care uses dental imaging technology. Learn more about the systems and techniques used, below.

Digital X-rays

Digital X-rays are one of the most important advancements in dentistry. This technology replaces conventional X-rays, reducing the use of film, harsh chemicals and waste materials used to capture the images. Unlike traditional X-rays, digital X-rays use less radiation. They also make it easier for our dentist to accurately and efficiently reach a diagnosis as their processing time is faster and provides immediate results.

Intraoral Camera

An intraoral camera is a small video camera that takes an image of the outside of the gum or tooth. The intraoral camera resembles an oversized pen. While simultaneously viewing a monitor, the dentist inserts the camera into a patient's mouth and gently shifts it about so that images can be taken from a variety of angles.

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iTero Dental Impressions

The iTero Intraoral Scanner allows doctors to take a 3D digital scan of a patient’s teeth and bite rather than using a viscous impression material. This digital impression scanner can be used for veneers, crowns, bridges, surface inlays, onlays, implant abutments from single units to full arches and even modeling an Invisalign treatment. Patients are also able to view before and simulated after images of their dental treatments on an in-office computer display.

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At Milton Family Dental Care in Milton, Georgia, we provide these dental imaging methods to correctly diagnose any dental issues you may be experiencing. Please contact our Milton, Georgia, at 678-691-2900 today to inquire about these services during your consultation. Don’t hesitate to ask us if you have any questions or concerns about your oral health.