CEREC® Same Day Crowns
Your dentist is proud to provide the latest and most innovative technology in single-tooth restoration. CEREC® (Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics) is a revolutionary dental restoration technology that allows your dentist to use a variety of computer-assisted technologies, including 3D photography and CAD/CAM to design, create, and place your custom dental crown in just one appointment!
We have teamed up with CEREC® to make this process much easier on your schedule and incredibly convenient! Our patients can relax in our comfortable office while their tooth-colored dental crown is being made.
Digital x-rays are the newest technology used in dentistry in Leland, NC to take and archive dental x-rays. Digital x-rays significantly reduce the amount of radiation as compared to traditional dental x-rays. This technique captures a digital picture of teeth with their supporting bone structures and stores the images on a computer in our dental office. You and your dentist will be able to instantly view your x-rays and enlarge the image to aid in the identification of dental problems and to gauge your dental health. Your dentist in Leland, NC will use this information to create an individualized treatment plan.
Taking pictures of the teeth and supporting tissue with a small video camera about the size of a pen is a wonderful addition to dentistry today. The intra-oral camera creates digital images that can be stored on a computer. The images are shared with our patients so they can join us in the "co-diagnosis" of problems with their dental health. Your dentist can show you how others view your smile and which dental fillings are broken or discolored. We look forward to showing you a dental tour of your mouth in the privacy of your treatment room.
CBCT & 3-D Imaging
BlueWave Dentistry is one of the few dental offices with an on-site 3-D Cone Beam CT Scanner! This revolutionary technology provides three-dimensional views that allows our dentists to thoroughly assess and plan each patient prior to any procedure. Unlike a traditional CT Scanner, this 3-D system utilizes Cone Beam Technology and provides us with precise, crystal-clear images. The information that the scan offers is invaluable during the assessment and planning phases of dental implants and many other surgeries. We are able to accurately visualize and prepare for issues such as bone quality and the location of sinuses, nerves, and other vital anatomical landmarks. By utilizing this scan prior to surgery, we greatly improve our patients’ experience and deliver a positive treatment outcome.