Sirona Orthophos SL 3D Imaging
3D imaging provides better quality and more detailed images than traditional x-rays. This new technology is also less invasive and emits less radiation than traditional x-ray machines.
TRIOS 3Shape Digital Impressions
In addition to being much more comfortable for the patient, using the scanner allows us to be more efficient and accurate, which can result in a reduced number of visits to the office, saving the patient time.
Digital x-rays reduce the amount of radiation needed as compared to film x-rays. The improved diagnostic capability of digital x-rays and the ability to view the x-rays on a computer screen allow the patient to better understand and follow treatment. Digital x-rays are instant, there is no longer a need to develop the film. Digital x-rays save time and increase patient care. It’s also a very green technology. By eliminating film, developer and chemical waste it is better for you and the environment!
Millenium PerioLase MVP-7 Lasers
The use of lasers in dentistry has brought about many great advancements. The use of lasers allows for procedures that are less painful, reduce the amount of tissue loss, and provide a reduction in bleeding. The use of a laser allows some procedures to be performed without the use of a drill. Our practice uses lasers to improve your experience in our practice allowing us to provide technologically advanced care.
A perioscope is innovative technology that provides comprehensive treatment for advanced gum disease below the gum line. This miniature dental endoscope includes advanced video and magnification technology to help the hygienist identify areas of gum disease and then eradicate them with tiny ultrasonic probes called microultrasonics. By allowing the hygienist to visualize a higher level of detail of the entire structure of the teeth roots, they can more effectively diagnose and treat residual periodontal disease with increased patient comfort and reduced recovery time.
Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
Using Electronic Medical Records our practice is able to quickly and accurately access patient information in order to provide the utmost in patient care. This helps to ensure patient confidentiality as well as reduce the need for paper. Using a digital format allows for quick access to your information when needed for insurance records yet provides a secure filing system.
TRIOS 3Shape Digital Intraoral Cameras
An intraoral camera combines the latest video technologies with dental care. Both the patient and dentist can see detailed images of the teeth and mouth in real time. With an intraoral camera, you are able to better understand what is happening in your mouth and review the status of your oral health.
Hu-Friedy EMS Air Polisher
Traditionally, teeth are polished using a rotating rubber cup and an abrasive paste. Prophy-jet polishing, however, uses an air polishing system with a combination of pressurized water and baking soda to remove more stubborn stains.
Consult Pro Educational Videos
Consult Pro patient education videos offer visual explanations of procedures and patient care with easy to understand diagrams and descriptions. These educational videos can be shown to patients during examinations and videos for at-home treatments can also be sent to the patient after they leave the office.
This advanced technology contains specialized magnification loupes and a video camera to provide better visualization, operating distance, and exposure that helps provide more accurate diagnoses and treatment. In addition to providing additional magnification and illumination for Dr.Ferrin, the video can be recorded for later review and displayed on the monitor to provide a better field of view for assistants.
Piezo Electric Handpieces
Digital Flat Screen Monitors
These monitors are found next to every patient chair. Patients can watch a movie or TV show. Patients can also view their dental radiographs when speaking to the doctor about the findings for a better understanding of their oral health.
iPads® for Patient Use
Our office offers iPads® for our patients' use while visiting our office.