Technology in the dental field is ever-changing, so we make sure to stay on the cutting edge by integrating state-of-the-art equipment into our practice. This allows us to diagnose with more accuracy and treat patients with less pain and in fewer visits. It also equals less time in the dental chair and a more comfortable experience from start to finish. We use only the best materials and methods to ensure stunning and reliable results time after time.
At Villanova Dental Group & Implant Center, we’re dedicated to making sure that our patients have a convenient, positive, and stress-free experience. From our warm, welcoming lobby to our modern treatment rooms, you can rest assured that our team will take great care of you!
CBCT stands for ConeBeam Computed Tomography, which is a special type of digital x-ray scanner that dentists use to see a 3D image of your mouth and teeth.
The ConeBeam CT imaging system rotates once around your head while you stand or sit in a chair. The process is quick, simple, and completely painless. We use these scans to provide the best treatment in dental implants, root canals, diagnosis of dental and facial pain, etc.
We can evaluate your teeth and facial structures from literally every angle, in 3D, and in color! Routine x-rays, on the other hand, produce a single flat image with limited information.
You can have absolute confidence and satisfaction in the treatment you receive, knowing we’ve analyzed every problem with 3D technology.
By far the biggest advancement in dentistry is the development of 3D printers. Recently the FDA has approved resins that approved for final restorations, dentures, and other dental products. Specifically the Desktop Health Einstein 3D printer has been the leader in the new technology. Firstly, it provides exceptional accuracy and precision in the creation of dental prostheses, including crowns, bridges, and dentures.
With its advanced technology, this printer produces high-quality 3D models that allow for a more efficient and streamlined workflow, reducing the time required for traditional manufacturing methods. This not only saves valuable time but also allows for a more cost-effective process that ultimately benefits the patient.
The Einstein 3D printer also enables us to create custom-made prostheses tailored to the specific needs of individual patients. This is particularly important for patients who require complex or challenging dental restorations that cannot be achieved through traditional methods in less than 24 hours post surgery.
Furthermore, the printer’s ability to print in biocompatible materials such as ceramics, resins, and metals, ensures that the final products are safe and reliable, with minimal risk of adverse reactions or complications.
Overall, the Desktop Health Einstein 3D printer provides our office with cutting-edge technology that enhances patient care and satisfaction, increases efficiency and accuracy, and ultimately improves the quality of dental prostheses.
Intra-oral imaging gives you a hassle-free, detailed view of your mouth in pictures and videos without the need for “goopy” impressions.
Putting specific problem areas onto a computer screen lets us see with clarity and detail that’s not possible with a traditional mouth mirror. Hand-held wands quickly capture the details of your teeth and gums. In fact, even small cracks that often lead to broken teeth appear vividly with the click of a button. We can explain the need for treatment more clearly by showing you what we see in great detail.
As an added benefit, dental insurance benefits often pay more quickly with the visual proof of a digital image.
The use of intra-oral scanners in dentistry offers several benefits, including:
Overall, the use of intra-oral scanners can improve the efficiency, accuracy, and comfort of dental treatments while enhancing the patient experience and outcomes.
Digital sensors capture detailed x-ray images with a fraction of the exposure found in traditional film x-rays. Technological advancements in x-ray technology provide multiple benefits:
Safety | Our digital x-ray system provides up to 90% reduction in radiation compared to older film-based systems.
Time Savings | Images captured instantly with a digital sensor lessen the time you spend in the dental chair.
Better Outcomes | Improved image clarity increases our ability to diagnose and treat conditions.
Occasionally, lumps or bumps on the soft tissue of your mouth may need removal. Traditionally, a surgical procedure involving incisions and sutures would be required to produce a biopsy sample. Today, this pen-shaped wand allows us to remove suspicious or bothersome bumps in a couple of minutes. The healing stimulated by laser energy leads to rapid healing and little to no discomfort, without the need for stitches.
Similarly, gums can be quickly reshaped without bleeding, and some gum infections are now treated with rapid results. Even cold sores or mouth ulcers can undergo faster healing when laser energy passes over the surface. These lasers are safe for use with children and can help with growth and development issues or help wisdom teeth move into place.
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Your Complimentary Virtual Consultation will include:
After your virtual consultation, Dr. Patel will invite you to schedule a complimentary in-person consultation so he can take x-rays and make a final determination on your treatment options.