Benton & Nelson DDS

New Digital Scanner to Replace Traditional Dental Impressions

August 18, 2021
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Posted By: Blake Nelson

Say Goodbye to Messy Dental Impressions

No one enjoys having dental impressions.  The trays can be uncomfortable, the impression material always feels goopy, and the whole process can cause gagging.  

Our office is pleased to announce that with our new digital scanner, we no longer need to take traditional impressions!  Instead, we can use a small wand to comfortably take a digital scan of your mouth.  Digital scans are fast, easy, and very comfortable!  They also are a wonderful tool for patient education.

If you need a crown, bridge, implant, or night guard, instead of taking messy impressions, will scan your teeth to digitally!  

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What type of x-rays can a CBCT take?

A CBCT x-ray can take panoramic radiographs, 3-D radiographs, and extra-oral bitewings radiographs.  

Panoramic Radiographs

  • Panoramic radiographs are x-ray images of the entire lower third of the face.  In this X-ray, the dentist is able to see all of the teeth (including the wisdom teeth), upper and lower jaw, and the sinuses.  In ...
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