Our Technology

Intraoral Camera
Digital X-Rays
Digital Cavity Detector
Personal Flat Screen TVs
Digital Records
Nitrous Oxide

Intraoral Camera

Intraoral Camera

At Caring Smiles Family Dentistry, we truly believe that a picture is worth a thousand words. We use state of the art intraoral cameras that help you see for yourself exactly what is happening in your mouth. This way you can make informed decisions about recommended treatment.

Some benefits of intraoral cameras include the early detection of dental health problems, and the ability for us to track any changes in your mouth over time. If a suspicious area is detected during an oral cancer screening, it can now easily be photographed and shared with other dental/medical professionals.

Digital X-Rays

Digital X-Rays

At Caring Smiles Family Dentistry, we use digital x-rays to assist us in making a precise diagnosis.

There are many benefits to the use of digital x-rays, such as:

  • A reduction, of up to 85%, in the amount of radiation you are exposed to during the x-ray process.
  • An instantaneous ability to see the x-ray images. This means no wasting time while waiting for the images to be developed.
  • Images can be sharpened or magnified with the simple click of a button to allow for better diagnosis.

Digital Cavity Detector

Digital Cavity Detector

Early diagnosis of cavities allows for less invasive, and typically less expensive, treatments. Our intraoral cameras give us the ability, not only to take pictures of your teeth, but to also detect cavities and signs of dental plaque, tarter and gingival inflammation. We are able to provide better education and improve our patients’ home care.

Personal Flat Screen TVs

Personal Flat Screen TVs

At Caring Smiles Family Dentistry, each treatment room is equipped with a personal flat screen television. This monitor is used for patient education as we can display and enlarge your digital x-rays and intraoral images. During longer appointments, you will be given the option to watch your favorite television show.

Digital Records

Digital Records

At Caring Smiles Family Dentistry, we are truly a paperless office. The greatest benefits of digital records are the convenience and the amount of time saved with each appointment.  Prior to your first appointment, it is recommended that you fill out your new patient forms on our website. This allows us the ability to spend more time helping you improve you oral health. With the use of iPads and computers, we are able to easily update any of your information.

Other benefits of digital dental records include:

  • More detailed chart notes
  • Quicker responses from insurance companies
  • If we need to get another opinion from a specialist, we can easily forward your records to them.

Nitrous Oxide

Nitrous Oxide

Nitrous oxide, also known as laughing gas, is a form of conscious sedation. It makes you completely relaxed, yet alert enough to follow the instructions of the dentist. It is a great reducer of anxiety and is very safe. Once the nitrous oxide is turned off, you are completely back to normal and it is safe for you to drive yourself home.