Our office strives to provide quality care for our patients, and that includes providing a comprehensive array of treatment options. To administer these treatments with precision and accuracy, we may employ a number of advanced systems. In today’s blog, your Katy, TX, dentist talks about the technologies we use to treat smiles.
Our team employs Fotona dental lasers to address a variety of oral health concerns. For example, we can employ the LightWalker® laser to place dental fillings and to also treat issues like gingivitis and gum disease. We could also use Nightlase® to provide a comfortable and effective treatment for obstructive sleep apnea, so you can rest easier. Using this technology, our team provides treatment so comfortable that anesthesia is not necessary. This targets tissues with precision, preventing damage to healthy tissues too. In addition, this can reduce the risk of bleeding, swelling, and infection afterward, and healing is fast, with most people returning to normal routines after a day of rest.
To diagnose potential issues with precision and accuracy, our team can employ digital x-rays. These use a fraction of the radiation that traditional options do, and the images are available instantly chairside. No need to wait for a lengthy development period using harsh chemicals. This limits your time in the chair, and the images will be so detailed that we can make a more accurate diagnosis for a variety of oral health concerns. We then plan treatment with precision!
Tekscan Pressure Mapping
To identify bite imbalance and jaw joint strain, we will use the Tekscan pressure mapping system to diagnose and identify issues with bite alignment. We then pinpoint the presence of common disorders like TMD and bruxism, so we can offer treatment to prevent worsening symptoms and complications with the health and function of your smile.
Did you know that we have 3D printing technology? With this option, we can design restorations and then create them in the same visit with precision and accuracy. Our onsite milling machine can help craft dental crowns to repair stretch or restore dental implants, and also fabricate prosthetics like dental bridges. The results will be a restoration that looks natural and fits comfortably, while also preserving your overall bite balance.
If you have any questions about the technology we use to improve your oral health and offer a comfortable treatment experience, then contact our team today to learn more. We want you and your family to smile with confidence in 2023!
Talk To Your Katy, TX Dentist About Our Advanced Technologies
To learn more about the unique systems we use to diagnose and treat your oral health concerns, please contact Lathrop Dental Center in Katy, TX today at 832-437-3849!