Dental Imaging

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Dental Imaging Techniques

Adequate diagnosis is necessary to obtain an effective solution to your health problems. This sentiment applies to any field and is certainly a requirement when treating oral issues. For this reason, our dentist at Southlake Dental Care offers a range of diagnostic options that may be used to evaluate your particular condition. In many cases, a recommended process will be one of the various dental imaging techniques available at our office in St. Johns, Florida. Learn more, below.

Digital X-rays

Offering superior resolution with less radiation exposure, digital radiography at your St. Johns dentist is an excellent way to help diagnose oral problems. Digital X-rays not only use 90% less radiation than traditional film X-rays but are also much less time-consuming.

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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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Our team at Southlake Dental Care strives to offer the most effective diagnostic equipment and processes to ensure your oral health. Please contact us if you have questions or simply want to obtain more information regarding our dental imaging services and other procedures available at our dentist`s office. You can call us at 904-217-7202 to schedule an appointment or visit our location in St. Johns, Florida. Our dentist and staff can clarify information and answer any questions.