The Very Latest In Dental Technology
Tulsa Dental Center invests heavily in the latest dental technology products to help our patients have the most comfortable dentist office experience possible. Below you’ll see the latest technology that we’ve used to help patients, both young and old. If you have any questions about our dental technology, please feel free to contact us.
Planmeca ProMax® 3D
Planmeca ProMax® 3D is a product family consisting of exceptional all-in-one units. With three different types of three-dimensional imaging – as well as panoramic, extraoral bitewing, and cephalometric imaging. These intelligent products are designed to meet any diagnostic requirement in maxillofacial imaging. The Planmeca ProMax® 3D family brings together a Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) image, 3D face photo, and 3D model scan into a single 3D image – using the same advanced software. This 3D combination creates a virtual patient in 3D.
- World-class resolution quality on each image to minimize the number of images needed
- Easy positioning that keeps you comfortable during the dental imaging process
- A faster imaging process to minimize any discomfort
SOPROCARE Intra-Oral Camera
The SOPROCARE camera is designed to assist the dental professional during prophylaxis and periodontal treatment in the dental office.
SOPROCARE reveals caries in CARIO mode, as well as new and older dental plaque in PERIO mode. Additionally, SOPROCARE is the first product on the market to reveal gingival inflammation.
In DAYLIGHT mode, SOPROCARE can also be used as a camera, providing all of the necessary tools to perform a complete and time efficient oral examination.
- Clear highlights of old and new dental plaque, gingival inflammation, and caries
- An Easy yet less invasive process that keeps you comfortable during the dental imaging process
- Communicates key information to our team much quicker than traditional methods
Our staff know that a picture is worth a thousand words – especially in dentistry!
With the new Nomad Pro 2 x-ray device, we use small cameras right inside your mouth to take highly magnified digital photos of your teeth.
These photos can be displayed on a computer screen for both patient and doctor, and are invaluable in diagnosing and recording dental problems. Intra-oral photos also enable patients to see exactly what the dentist sees when their teeth are being evaluated in our Tulsa Dental Practice.
- The very best in dental X-ray image quality with clear and sharp radiographic images
- A highly-modern dental X-ray process that keeps you comfortable during the dental imaging process
- Less time for the overall X-ray taking process
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Frequently Asked Dental Technology Questions
What is the difference between dental intraoral X-rays and extraoral images?
Intraoral X-rays are the most common type of dental X-ray, and is where the X-ray film is placed inside of your mouth.
Intraoral X-rays allow us to see details of your upper and lower teeth. It helps detect decay between your teeth as well as changes in the thickness of bone that may be caused by gum disease.
Extraoral images are more commonly used to detect dental problems in your skull and jaw bone.
Extraoral images help us see the entire area of the mouth, including all teeth in both the upper and lower jaws. These images are very helpful with regards to teeth realignment as well as detecting tumors.
How often should you get dental X-rays?
The frequency of dental X-rays can vary depending on your medical and dental history, as well as your current oral health condition. Our team is careful to recommend X-rays only as required. For some patients, this can be as often as every 6 months; and for others there may be a greater gap depending on your oral examination results.
What exactly is a cavity?
Everyone knows that cavities are bad, but do you know exactly what a cavity is?
A cavity is actually a small hole in the tooth that develops as a result of tooth decay. When your tooth experiences decay, that decay is actually eating away at the tooth and results in a void space that disrupts the structure of the tooth. It is extremely important to get cavities repaired. If they are left, they will continue to grow larger over time and cause increased pain and a greater decay of your tooth.
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