3D Digital Dental Imaging Coquitlam
For some procedures, a dental or facial x-ray might not be sufficient, and might not allow the dentist to see enough of the jaw to plan a surgery properly. Austin Station Dental is equipped with a 3D imaging device that allows us to see a clear 3D computerized reconstruction of the jaw, including teeth, bones and soft tissues. With this information, the dentists are able to precisely plan surgeries and diagnose lesions and diseases otherwise invisible to the eye.
The scanner is composed of a stand and rotating arm. While you sit on a comfortable chair, the arm rotates 360 degrees around you taking images. These images are then assembled by computer to create a 3D representation of your jaw. Just like with x-rays, your dentist will make sure it is safe to use the device on you and may ask you to remove metal objects such as jewelry or glasses.
Our 3D Imaging equipment can be used for surgical planning for dental implants, making plans to fix teeth or jaw after a trauma, planning orthodontic treatment, detecting jaw tumors and oral cancers, reconstructive surgery and much more. It is one of the investments we have made to improve the care we offer to our patients.
Contact Austin Station Dental to book a dental check-up, or if you would like more information about our 3D Digital Dental Imaging.