Bow Lane Dental has recently installed the latest Sirona CT scanner.
The scanner will enable us to see inside your teeth and jaws in great detail, faster and safer before. Normal dental x-rays just focus on your teeth, and for each x-ray picture, you need one exposure. So it would take many exposures to get close to the information shown on one scan. But 3D ConeBeam Imaging shows much more than simple "flat" x-rays. This new technology provides more complete visual information to study your teeth and jaw from every angle.
This technology will enhance our diagnostic skills and reduce your exposure to radiation.
We will use it for:
Assessing root fractures, bone loss, areas of infection and gum (periodontal) disease. It also will be used for assessing the likely success of root canal (endodontic) treatment.
The scanner can isolate small areas of your jaw, which will reduce your exposure and thus can enable us to take a closer look at structures such as your Temporomandibular joint or sinuses for anything abnormal.
We can take x-rays from outside your mouth, great for people who are not able to tolerate sensors inside their mouths.