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.
"After living 45+ years with an imperfect smile, I knew it was time for a change. After weeks of research and then another couple of months of consulting with various dentists throughout the valley , I chose Dr. Gombert to perfect my smile. Well, the research paid off!!! Dr. Gombert took an old, imperfect smile and added his magic touch. His knowledge, experience, artistry, craftsmanship, attention to detail, "white glove" patient approach and expertise have given me not only an amazing smile (dare I say, a "celebrity smile"?), but a boosted jolt of confidence as well. Dr. Gombert and his staff are incredible and I can't thank them enough. I am a Dr. G patient for life!!!"- K.P. / Yelp / Jan 22, 2018
"Troy is the best. Since moving to Arizona I just couldn't find a dentist I felt confident in or comfortable with; to say I'm picky is an understatement. I was in need of a CEREC crown and Dr. Gombert was able to accommodate me in short order; I knew exactly what to expect upfront and he did a great job on my crown! Troy gets it. His staff is friendly and they make you feel at ease. I'm so happy I found him!"- T.V. / Yelp / Jul 05, 2017
"If I could design my dream dental office, it would be Parkside Dental Health. They just don't get any better than this! Great staff, wonderful technicians who care about your comfort, a doctor who IMHO is an artist, and the fact that I always leave with a smile on my face - knowing that I have just had the best dental care anywhere in the valley... Thank you Dr. Gombert and staff for doing what I never thought was possible: making my dental visits a pleasurable experience! RayB"- R.B. / Yelp / Jul 28, 2016
"Amazing, truly talented and an artist in his field. I recently had 10 upper veneers placed and this was my first experience with Dr. Gombert and his team. After months of research and multiple consultations, I chose Dr. Gombert for the procedure. His fees for the service were on the upper end (not outrageous and definitely inline with top board certified dentists) but, when it comes to my teeth and smile money wasn't my primary deciding factor. I confirmed he does use top of the line products and they are AZ local. I felt extremely comfortable with him from our first visit. He was honest about the results and, since it was strictly for cosmetic reasons, did offer other options that would be more cost effective if timing wasn't a concern. He gave me all the disclaimers up front as far as preparation, treatment, timeline, pain factor and answered every question and concern I had very truthfully. After both procedures, he called me to see how I was feeling, both on Friday night and Saturday. He is just all around a very nice and caring man. In addition, his staff was beyond warm and welcoming. On my first visit to the office, the front desk ladies greeted in a friendly manner, almost as if I was a client for years. Lori was very lively and put me at ease when signing off on thousands of dollars for cosmetic work. Most of his staff have also had work done by Dr. Gombert and they all look beautiful. The office is very clean and inviting with a waiting room stocked with Keurig coffee and bottle water. The experience was just a bonus, my results were way beyond my expectations. I'm truly grateful to Dr. Gombert for his amazing work on my smile. I will be a client now for life!"- M.P. / Yelp / Apr 19, 2016
"Troy Gombert is outstanding. He works with great finesse and a delicate touch, and the quality of work is second to none. If you've ever had a dentist who is rough with your teeth then you'll appreciate this. His staff are also first rate, friendly and highly skilled. He's had the same hygienists for the 5 years or so that I've been going there, and they do a wonderful job. You can't go wrong with Troy."- B.W. / Yelp / Jan 07, 2016
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.