Technology has become a huge part of the dental profession just like it has in every facet of life. There have been great advances in almost all areas of dentistry from the way we examine teeth to the way we restore teeth.
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The CEREC machine lets us complete a porcelain crown in one visit.
Lightyear is our digital x-ray system that reduces the amount of radiation you receive by over 80% compared to traditional x-rays.
Nitrous Oxide, also known as laughing gas, is a medication that can help make your appointment more pleasant.
The NTI Clenching Suppression System can help relieve sore jaws and headaches caused by grinding your teeth.
With Opalescence Xtra Boost, you will have whiter teeth before you leave our office. This product is so advanced, it does not require a laser or a light for activation.
The Opalescence Tooth Whitening System is a take home kit that lets you whiten your teeth in the comfort of your own home.
Introducing Treswhite by Opalescence. The easiest, fastest and best tasting way to put the white back in your smile.
OraVerse is the first and only product of its kind to rapidly reverse the effects of your local dental anesthetic so you can feel, speak, smile, and drink normally in approximately half the time.Please click the logo to learn more.
Laser Periodontal Therapy is a way to treat periodontal disease using a, "No Cut, No Sew, No Fear" approach.
The Rembrandt One-Hour Whitening System lets us whiten your teeth in about one hour.
ScanX is our digital x-ray system that reduces the amount of radiation you receive by over 80% compared to traditional x-rays.
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Heat and vibration are the causes of most of the discomfort associated with a dental drill. Many dental procedures can be performed without anesthesia using our Waterlase dental laser.
CEREC® CAD CAM
cerecA computer aided design and manufacturing technology in dentistry that allows us to custom fabricate tooth colored restorations, such as crowns and onlays, in our office in a single visit. No more need for temporaries or a return visit by the patient to complete the restorative visit, including limiting the need for additional anesthesia. This will save time and money by avoiding another day of missed work, with the added value of long term success rates with these beautiful tooth colored restorations.
digitalWith this exciting new technology, instead of a trip to the developer, Dr. Alayan and his patients are able to view their x-ray images on the computer screen just seconds after their radiographs are taken. The images are stored in the computers memory, from where they can easily be retrieved. The chemical waste associated with film processing is eliminated and more significantly, patients are exposed to 90% less radiation dosage.
Ultra Sonic Cleaning
Ultra-Sonic-CleaningWith the addition of our new dental ultrasonic scaler we are able to deliver the best dental hygiene care while increasing your comfort. One of the main benefits of this new technology is that we can maintain clinical power while staying at lower power settings, which adds more comfort for our patients while being more efficient, with a lot less noise.
CAESY Patient Education Videos
Casey-Patient-Education-VideosHere at Great Oaks Dentistry we are happy to offer this amazing educational tool to all of our patients. With over 250 CAESY Education Videos available we can educate our patients about every conceivable topic and procedure available. If you have a dental question, please allow us to share our knowledge!
A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words
This adage is proven true many times each day in offices equipped with an intra-oral camera. Prior to the development of this technology, some patients found it challenging to understand problems such as dental decay and periodontal disease. Now, it's possible to display, pause, and zoom in during a video examination of the problem area, so that you can see it for yourself --- all in color and crystal clear.
Advantages of an Intra-Oral Camera
* An intra-oral camera makes you more of an active partner in your dental treatment, enabling you to see what a dentist sees --- an especially important benefit when additional treatments need to be discussed, or when treatment options must be explained --- so that you can make informed decisions. * You may be more comfortable asking questions and better able to understand a treatment option or oral hygiene concern when you can actually see it. * Because it gives you the real-world picture of your dental hygiene, the intra-oral camera is ideally suited to show you techniques for improving your oral health and hygiene habits. * With its powerful magnification (much superior to the naked eye), it reveals the early stages of maladies such as gum disease and cavities. * The images can be captured and reexamined later, to show you changes in your oral health and hygiene or how a multi-phase treatment is progressing. * Furthermore, it can provide insurance companies with the proof they require to approve a needed treatment.