Although digital oral x-rays can collect two-dimensional pictures of your mouth and teeth, 3D oral imaging or 3D cone beam dental imaging provides a full 360-degree panoramic view. 3D oral imaging helps our team to realize the entire extent of potential oral health conditions or possible damage to your skull, teeth, mouth, and jaw. It's a modern technology which provides us with a blueprint of each patients' total oral health. In addition to helping us assess possible dental health issues, it also helps evaluate and explain what improvements should be made. 3D oral imaging permits a swifter diagnosis and more correct treatment options. The 3D images obtained could also be used to create more detailed dental crowns, onlays, inlays, and implants. This imaging technique permits us to help our Chandler, AZ, patients make educated choices pertaining to their dental health. Fellowship-trained cosmetic dentist Dr. Troy Gombert uses only the best dental technologies at his private practice. Schedule a consultation to learn more about 3D oral imaging.
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3D oral imaging may be utilized to identify a large array of dental issues for individuals of any age. For kids, it's equipped to monitor developments and changes in dental and facial growth. It can also be utilized throughout orthodontic treatments to ascertain whether teeth are really aligning and shifting correctly. Additionally, it boosts the ability to plan treatments by providing patients the very best possible choices for monitoring and repairing issues.
What to Expect
Similar to dental x-rays, 3D imaging is usually a part of your normal dental examination. The actual process is comparable to having x-rays taken, but when using 3D imaging, the imaging system will automatically move 360-degrees around your head. The entire process takes approximately less than a minute for a complete mouth view. The pictures are then uploaded for Dr. Gombert to examine and see whether you're suffering from any dental problems that may need therapy. Since the imaging procedure can expose individuals to radiation, women that are nursing or pregnant should inform Dr. Gombert beforehand. Additionally, kids should minimize radiation exposure and only undergo 3D imaging if needed and recommended by a specialist.
There's not a need for an official follow-up after undergoing oral imaging, but it's strongly suggested and highly recommended that patients keep bi-annual teeth cleanings and annual dental checkups to maintain optimal oral health. A meticulous dental wellness regimen is also just as imperative, such as cleaning your teeth twice a day and flossing every day to help keep your teeth healthy and strong.
When used as a part of a yearly or bi-annual oral cleaning or exam, 3D imaging is normally covered by many insurers. Our skilled team will get in touch with your insurance company and inform you whether there are any out-of-pocket fees which aren't covered by your benefits.
3D Oral Imaging
This technique for oral imaging is also an effective approach to successfully discover and treat issues that can occur in your teeth, mouth, or jaw. Oral imaging is quite often utilized while performing surgical and nonsurgical dental therapies to help oversee the treatment, thus reducing the chance of complications. If you'd like to incorporate 3D imaging into your regular dental examination, contact our facility to schedule an appointment right away.