From a simple tool like a digital camera to more complex technologies, such as intraoral scanners and 3D imaging, nothing has influenced and guided my career more than digital technologies. In fact, over the past 2 decades, technology has made practicing dentistry more fun and rewarding than I could have ever imagined.
By now, most dental practice owners know that digital dentistry can lead to a significant payoff. Yet while dental technology has come a long way, the products continue to evolve, making it more important than ever for clinicians to keep up. The question then becomes: Which products are worth the investment?
There’s no question that comprehensive 3D imaging has completely changed implant dentistry. By using this technology, clinicians can analyze the anatomy of the patient’s jaw to assess bone density and locate nerves, blood vessels, and sinuses before surgery— eliminating any uncertainty when it comes to the right site for implant placement.
With the proper training and technology, today’s general dentist stands to meet a growing demand for implant services, serving their patients well and boosting the practice bottom line. Now, there is an even greater need to offer more services in the practice, we can attribute the increased demand for implant restorations to three groups.
When it comes to restorative procedures, Dr. Howard's team aims to make the process as painless as possible for patients. Read the list of products that he chooses to unlock his practice's full potential.
Like any consumer, you love when things are unlimited, from smartphone data usage to ATM rebates. But as a dentist who relies on diagnostic technologies, how would you like an unlimited field of view in cone beam computed technology (CBCT)? That’s one of the key advantages of Planmeca Viso G5, the latest addition to the Planmeca Viso family of...