Our Ortho-Technology

Advanced Technology

Our investment in advanced technology translates to a long-term investment in our patients' future. Utilizing state-of the-art techniques and the latest technological advancements in the industry such as Invisalign or Invisalign Teen, 3-D Digital Imaging and photography, iTero® Element™, SureSmile®, Damon™ Smile Braces or Clear Braces.

 


iTero Digital Impressions

No more goop, gagging, or discomfort. The iTero Element Scanner is a state-of-the-art digital impression system that eliminates the need for unpleasant traditional alginate impressions. With our iTero Element Scanner, we can digitally capture a detailed 3D model of your teeth and gums. Not only is an iTero Element digital impression far more comfortable than the old putty-based impressions, but it’s faster and provides images that are more precise.


3D Conebeam Kodak 9500

The KODAK 9500 Cone Beam 3-D system can immediately produce three-dimensional images in under 1 minute. This in-office, easy-to-use system provides your orthodontist a comprehensive view of all oral and maxillofacial structures, dramatically increasing the efficiency with which your orthodontist is able diagnose your condition and plan for your treatment.

The KODAK 9500 Cone Beam 3-D system is one of the only advanced 3-D dental imaging systems used in conjunction with SureSmile. The integration of SureSmile with the versatile KODAK 9500 System delivers an industry-leading application for orthodontists. This enables our office to provide the highest quality care with shorter treatment time for our patients.


Digital X-Rays

Using the most advanced ortho technology possible is just as important as staying up-to-date on the latest treatment techniques. Because our practice is dedicated to providing you with the safest and most convenient treatment options available, we utilize advanced digital X-ray technology in our office.

Digital X-rays provide several advanced imaging options designed to save time, provide clearer dental photos, and expose patients to less radiation than traditional X-ray technology.

Our practice is focused on making your ortho experience as comfortable as possible. At your next appointment, we'll be happy to answer any questions you may have about our digital X-ray technology.


Indirect Bonding

Indirect bonding is a technique in which molds of the teeth are made, and most of the work for the braces is done in the lab. It is a remarkable process that depends on our ability to make particularly accurate models of your teeth. Much detail goes into the accurate measurement and alignment of the model, since your mouth is naturally unique to you.

The brackets for the braces are placed on the models of the teeth, exactly in the right place, fitted into the trays made on the model, and sealed and cured.

The benefits of indirect bonding include:

  • more precise placement of brackets
  • less re-positioning of brackets
  • faster application
  • less trauma to patients
  • better looking braces
  • a more comfortable experience with a more predictable result
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