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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"I have been a patient here for close to 10 years,Dr.Gombert and all of his staff are just amazing!Dr.Gombert always takes the time time to explain any findings,and listens to any concerns.He recommended a TMJ specialist,and an oral surgeon,I greatly appreciate all his help!"- L.G. / Google / Jan 08, 2020
"If you are in need of a new Dentist - look no further ... Dr T Gombert is your man! I have been a patient/client of Dr Gombert’s for 13+ years and look forward to my visits. His staff is personable, caring, genuine and amazing at their craft. I get to see the Dr every other visit. Seeing my Hygentist ever visit - she makes it fun ... if that’s a word to describe a Dentist visit. I have had multiple crowns, temporary implants and middle of the night emergency needs and Gombert has been through it all and I am lucky to have been able to have him to call. His office is beautiful and easily accessible from Loop 101."- P.M. / Healthgrades / Dec 31, 2019
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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.