We use a small digital camera that can be easily moved around your mouth. This camera is used to see things that might not be visible to the naked eye such as cracks in old silver fillings or fractures in the tooth that can’t be seen by the naked eye.
Digital photography is used to detect problems in the mouth, we can project the images onto the television in each room to discuss the issues and treatment options. We also can use the images to match colors on restorations that are needed.
CEREC Dentistry, or Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics, is the use of a computer design and manufacturing machine in-office. It allows our Kenosha office to create dental crowns, inlays, and onlays while you wait!
This technology digitally photographs your damaged tooth and turns the photograph into a 3D image. We can then use the software to develop your restoration directly on our computer. During the final step, the CEREC creates a restoration, the same color as your teeth, in just minutes using a small manufacturing machine in our lab. The CEREC creates the restorations out of ceramic-reinforced porcelain, when bonded to your teeth, it is very durable . In a little over an hour you can have your restoration completed!
Not only is this machine time-saving, it allows us to preserve more of your tooth and eliminates the need for temporary dental work. The restorations created are even scratch and plaque resistant and can last a long time if properly cared for.
Our digital x-ray system allows us to take most of your x-rays while you are in the chair. With a digital x-ray system there is no developing time for the x-rays. They are available immediately and can be projected on the TV in your private room. They have 90% less radiation than a manual x-ray and produce clearer images. They are electronically stored to use for referrals, dental claims, and future concerns.
To find out whether our advanced dental technology can benefit your smile call 262.484.4356 or email APPT@ModernFamilyDenitists.com to book a free consultation today!