Dental Technology and Digital Diagnostics in Terrace
At Horizon Dental, we evaluate new technology prior to bringing it into our practice with primary consideration toward patient comfort and safety. From early detection of possible problems to reduced pain and shorter procedures, the technology we have is carefully selected for our office. Our dental technology and digital diagnostics in Terrace help improve your dental visits and your oral health.
At Horizon Dental, we use a number of digital diagnostic tools. Our digital x-rays emit 80-90% less radiation than traditional x-rays, produce computer-uploaded images that our dentists are able to analyze instantaneously.
3D Cone Beam Imaging
Our practice features state-of-the-art, full-cranial cone beam CT (computed tomography) technology, which produces highly accurate 3D radiographic images. We utilize this technology not only as a diagnostic tool, but also in planning and treatment of:
- Oral and orthognathic surgery
- TMJ disorders
- Airway assessment
- Other dental procedures
Waterlase is a safe and gentle alternative to traditional dental tools. Using laser and water spray, Waterlase can perform many procedures without a shot or a drill. This laser enables our doctors to use minimal and even no anesthetic to perform many routine dental procedures.
To ensure a maximum accuracy on special treatments, our practice offers dental microscope. High magnification visuals in dentistry (via a dental operating microscope) has been well known for years in endodontics, periodontics and restorative dentistry. This precision tool helps our doctors to diagnose, document and plan your treatment accordingly. Contact our office to learn more about the technology we have available for your dental treatments.
Technology & Digital Diagnostics
We employ modern and innovative digital diagnostic tools to treat dental issues.