3D dental imaging can be superior to traditional 2D dental X-rays found in most dental offices

In this case, Sedona dentist Roy Daniels was able to diagnose this Cottonwood, AZ dental patient’s problem. Her dentist in Cottonwood was unable to tell her what exactly was happening to her front tooth. We are one of the few dental practices in the nation that provide 3D dental imaging to our patients and other dentists in Sedona, AZ. Our 3D dental imaging unit is a dental specific CT scanner resulting in lower radiation and high resolution for dental diagnostics.

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This regular 2D dental x-ray as found in most dental offices shows a slight problem on this tooth, but not an exact diagnosis. We suspected a resorbed root, the patient was not exactly sure of what we were describing.

At Roy Daniels, DDS,PLC we upgrade our technology to provide you with the best possible dental care.

We recently invested in a CareStream 9000 system, a 3D imaging tool that utilizes cone beam CT  technology. The CS 9000 helps Dr. Daniels efficiently diagnose and plan treatments, and offers a more precise dental image while keeping your exposure to radiation low. With the benefit of this innovative dental technology is that it’s software allows you to see the origin of your dental problem so that you can make an educated informed decision about your treatment options.

 

The crystal clear and incredibly detailed 3D x-rays below allow this Cottonwood, AZ dental patient to understand her dental diagnosis.

 

This 3D dental image allows us to examine the tooth from 3 dimensions

This 3D dental image allows us to examine the tooth from 3 dimensions, and we were able to show this patient how a “normal” tooth should look. This view is impossible with ordinary 2D X-rays found in most dental offices in Sedona and Cottonwood, AZ

This 3D dental image allows the patient to understand and "see" what the problem is, part of the root is being "resorbed" or eaten away.

This 3D dental image allows the patient to understand and “see” what the problem is, part of the root is being “resorbed” or eaten away.

 

Patient treatment is more conservative and accurate with 3D dental imaging, which can help identify the causes of tooth pain and other complications. 3D dental imaging CBCT evaluation is also helpful for dental implants, sinus conditions and other pathology.

If you would like to learn more about how our CS 9000 system can enhance your dental experience, or to make an appointment, please call us at 928-282-3246.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arizona Dental Experts dental expert services uses 3D dental imaging when diagnosing and evaluation dental malpractice cases for plaintiffs and defendants.  Arizona Dental Experts will your case and determine its merit based on he applicable standard of care in dentistry and any subsequent deviations from this standards.