Cone Beam Scan Technology

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Cone Beam Scan Technology

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A cone beam scan is a revolutionary and valuable piece of dental technology traditionally used to guide dental implant surgery. This new technology helps make the implant procedure easier, faster, more predictable, and much less traumatic for the patient.

Now, a dental implant procedure can be completed in a matter of minutes by using this scan’s technology.

How Does a Cone Beam Scan Work?

A cone beam scan (cone beam computerized tomography) works very similarly to a CAT scan and produces a 3-D x-ray image of the area.

Unlike a traditional dental x-ray, this type of scan shows bones, teeth, soft tissues, and nerve pathways. Because of this, it tends to paint a much more detailed picture of what your dental health looks like. This complete picture can help a trained dental professional better plan your treatment based on how your face is structured and the way.

The immediate benefits of using a cone beam scan vs. a traditional x-ray are:

If you’re scheduled for implant surgery, make sure to remove any metal jewelry.

Be sure to ask about cone beam scan technology when you arrive at Suburban Essex Dental for an appointment.

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