Modern and Fully Digital Office
At Elite Dental of Natick we use cutting-edge dental technology to provide you with safe, fast, and effective results!
An intraoral camera is a handheld appliance that is shaped like a wand. The tiny camera at the tip of the appliance takes hundreds of pictures per second to capture an in-depth and accurate image of your mouth. This image is sometimes used to create a digital impression of your teeth and gums. A digital impression is particularly useful for same-day dental crowns.
In the past, most dental professionals had to use traditional x-ray systems, which require film development. These days, we use digital x-rays due to their many benefits. A digital x-ray is safer and much quicker than its film predecessor. If the image comes out blurry, we can instantly retake a new one. Digital x-rays are a crucial diagnostic tool that helps us gain a better understanding of the inner workings of your mouth, more specifically the teeth, roots, and alveolar bone.
Panoramic Imaging is a digital x-ray machine that takes full x-ray images of the teeth, gums, bone, temporomandibular joint, maxillary sinuses, and nasal area. The images we receive are highly diagnostic, are significantly clearer, offer multiple magnification options, and allow for enhancement to zero in on areas of concern. As the patient, you are able to be involved in the process, and will actually be able to see what we see.
Panoramic images allows for a much larger area to be seen than the conventional methods of intra-oral x-rays. This allows Dr. Bethany Polnar to see the positioning of teeth within the oral cavity and view the upper and lower jaws in one image. This is helpful in creating plans for many dental procedures.
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Dr. Polnar is a fantastic Dentist - I would follow her to any practice. She pulled a wisdom tooth for me, has done several fillings, and replaced 3 crowns. She is very gentle, compassionate, and is an expert practitioner. Thank you Dr. Polnar for everything you do!