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About Our Atlanta, GA, Dental Office Technology

Sandy Springs Dentistry is pleased to use state-of-the-art dental technology in Atlanta, Georgia, to bring our patients outstanding dental care. Our dentist and team use this technology to bring you a smooth, comfortable experience, allowing Dr. Maria Benefield to diagnose dental issues more accurately and prescribe the correct treatments for them. Are you interested in learning more? We invite you to schedule an appointment with our experienced team by calling 404-252-1216!

Our Technology in Atlanta, GA

Using Technology in Atlanta, GA

Our dentist and team are dedicated to continually providing you and your family with the highest available care. We are committed to meeting all of your dental needs and providing you with a dental experience that is comfortable and pleasant each time you visit us. To help us achieve these goals, we are pleased to offer the benefits of state-of-the-art dental technology. Dental technology includes a number of cutting-edge tools, equipment, techniques, and materials we use at our office to ensure you receive high-quality, gentle care. Our dentist and team have received the necessary training to utilize advanced dental technology to enhance your oral health.

We strive to use advanced dental technology to make your experience as efficient, comfortable, and enjoyable as possible. For example, our diagnostic equipment aids us in making quick, accurate diagnoses and helps us effectively plan your treatment. We strive to utilize the latest, most advanced technology available to provide you with the best possible experience and care every time you visit our office. Each of our different types of dental technology has its own benefits, and we invite you to continue browsing our website and contact our practice to learn more.

We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Digital Scanner

Our team at Sandy Springs Dentistry is committed to providing excellent dental care, which means we need to get a thorough look at your entire mouth. Our dentist and team use a digital scanner to help us see the whole picture of your smile and oral health. 

Our office uses a state-of-the-art digital scanner to capture three-dimensional images of the inside of your mouth. Our dentist and team can use a digital scanner to capture high-quality photos of your teeth and supporting structures. This makes it easy for us to diagnose problems, create digital models of your mouth, and plan treatments.

This device captures multiple images in full color, allowing us to distinguish between healthy and diseased tissue to plan your treatment. The accurate models created using these images also allow us to ensure that restorations and oral appliances fit perfectly and function properly to improve your oral health and smile.

When our dentist or hygiene team utilizes our digital scanner, a small wand will quickly and comfortably scan the inside of your mouth. As the wand passes over your teeth, the images captured will be processed simultaneously to provide an immediate, complete, and highly accurate image of your mouth. The pictures are even saved automatically every few seconds, so you do not need to sit through a second scan.

Digital X-Rays

Our dentist and team use the Planmeca ProMax® 2D S3 Panoramic X-ray unit to view digital X-rays of your mouth. These X-rays allow Dr. Maria Benefield to view images of your teeth beneath the gums, allowing her to prescribe precise treatments.

Digital X-rays are one of the advanced diagnostic tools we use to provide you with the best possible care. Digital radiography has changed how we take dental X-rays by making the process faster, more comfortable, and more convenient than ever before. Digital X-rays use a digital sensor to take images of your teeth, unlike traditional X-rays that use film.

Digital X-rays use significantly less radiation than conventional film X-rays and require no chemicals to develop the images. Our dentist can then instantly view the high-quality images on monitors right in the treatment room to provide you with efficient, accurate diagnoses and care. Our team can use digital radiography to identify and diagnose several types of dental problems, such as:

  • Decay in between teeth
  • Developmental abnormalities
  • Improper tooth root positioning
  • Cysts and abscesses
  • Fractures in existing fillings
  • Tumors
  • Infection in the tooth nerves
  • Bone loss

Digital dental X-rays are used to plan many kinds of dental treatment, such as oral surgery procedures, root canal treatment, dental implants, orthodontics, and more. 

Intraoral Camera

An intraoral camera is a tool we use to get a closer look at different parts of your smile. The intraoral camera is a small, pen-shaped device that we can use to take high-quality color photos of your teeth and gums and other areas of your mouth as needed. Because the intraoral camera is so small and easily maneuverable, we can use it to see angles in our mouth that we cannot easily view with the unaided eye.

We may utilize the intraoral camera to evaluate your oral health better and diagnose dental problems like tooth decay, periodontal disease, and tooth damage like a cracked or chipped tooth. The intraoral camera is also helpful in following up after a treatment.

In addition to helping our team get a better view of your smile, the images taken with the intraoral camera allow you, our patient, to understand your oral health and dental treatments better. We can also send these photos to other dentists and specialists and submit them to dental insurance companies as needed.