Digital X-Ray

bluffton dentist digital X-raysDigital x-rays allow the doctor to get a much better view of your teeth and potential dental conditions. The digital imaging software allows the doctor to see a number of different views of the tooth to gain a better understanding of the proper course of management.

Intraoral Cameras

intra-oral-cam-300x215Intraoral cameras are an excellent means of allowing the patient to view potential dental conditions in their own mouth.  It is much easier to understand what is happening in your mouth if you can see the problem on a computer monitor.  This digital image can be utilized to provide information to insurances and other doctors if necessary.

Electric Handpieces

electric-300x240There are basically two types of handpieces, air-driven and electric. Electric handpieces are much stronger than air-driven due to the fact that a motor is spinning the bur as opposed to air.  This allows the doctor to remove decay at a faster pace.  This will cut down on the time it takes to complete a procedure.

Rotary Endodontics

rotary endodontics at bluffton dentist officeRotary Endodontics, or root canal, is a method in which the doctor utilizes an electric handpiece to perform the procedure.  The electric handpiece allows the doctor to clean and shape the canals faster than using hand files and because it s electric, there is no drill noise.  This makes the whole treatment experience much more pleasant.