Our state-of-the-art technologies ensure accuracy, efficiency, and comfort. Our dental equipment is safe, effective, and well-maintained. Some of our dental technologies include those listed below:
Our advanced digital x-rays magnify and enhance your child’s teeth for better diagnosis and treatment. This technology allows us to take images of your child’s teeth and display them on a computer screen quickly and easily.
With digital x-rays, we can view your child’s teeth and surrounding structures with remarkable accuracy. These images provide the information we need to plan your child’s dental treatment.
Digital x-rays require much less radiation than traditional film x-rays. Digital x-rays are a safe and effective dental technology.
A panoramic x-ray machine rotates around your child’s entire head to take a 360-degree view of their teeth, sinuses, and the bone structure of their head and jaws. This provides a more complete image than standard x-rays. Panoramic x-ray imagery is a valuable resource for Dr. Blake to use in diagnosis and treatment planning.
Cone Beam Imaging
Cone Beam imaging is an advanced form of digital radiograph. With the cone beam imager, one simple scan will produce a 3D image of your child’s entire maxillofacial structure. This image can then be used in diagnostics, patient education, treatment planning, and treatment follow-up.
The cone beam provides an effective solution to create quick, clear, precise images for your benefit. Additionally, the cone beam uses minimal radiation in scanning and is a much less-invasive process than other forms of imaging. This makes the cone beam an excellent choice for patients with dental anxiety or a sensitive gag reflex.
By utilizing advanced technologies like the cone beam, we can provide an effective, efficient, and comfortable patient experience for your child at every visit.
The intra-oral camera is about the size and shape of a pen. It is used to record images of your child’s teeth, gums, mouth, and tongue from inside their mouth. Due to its small size and sleek design, it is comfortable, easy to use, and able to view a wide range of angles. The intra-oral camera is a safe and effective tool that can be used with patients of every age.
The intra-oral camera is a highly valuable resource for both diagnosis and treatment planning. Each time we use the intra-oral camera, a new disposable cover is employed. This ensures your child’s health and safety at all times. After your child’s exam, images captured by the intra-oral camera may be digitally stored, printed out, or deleted.
Soft Tissue Lasers
With soft tissue lasers at our disposal, Dr. Blake can provide precise high-quality treatments that are relatively pain-free, less invasive, and useful for a wide variety of dental treatments.
A laser is essentially a tiny beam of highly concentrated light. This beam can be used to provide pinpoint accuracy in treatments. Because the laser sterilizes the tissues and seals off blood vessels as it is used, the chance of infection or bleeding following laser treatment is minimal. The soft tissue laser is minimally-invasive, but highly effective.
With the highly versatile soft tissue laser, Dr. Blake can seal nerve endings and blood vessels and treat soft tissues simultaneously. This creates less stress on the gums, which significantly reduces both swelling and bleeding. Moreover, by using the soft tissue laser, Dr. Blake minimizes patients' discomfort both during and after the treatment and lessen their recovery time.
Dr. Blake uses soft tissue laser technology to provide our pediatric patients with precise dental care with a comfortable dental experience.
Hard Tissue Lasers
Our office is equipped with hard tissue laser technology. This tool allows us to ablate and move hard tissue matter in half the time when compared to previous devices. This minimally invasive system allows for faster healing.
We can utilize the hard tissue laser to treat both tooth and gums. In most instances, an anesthetic is not necessary when using the hard tissue laser. Our team will decide the best course of treatment for your child during their visit.
Our team is specially trained to use this equipment, and our pediatric patients enjoy the speed and ease with which we can provide treatments utilizing this technology.