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3D Cone Beam


X-ray of a woman being taking in 3D cone beam scanner at Nevada Facial and Oral SurgeryHere at Nevada Facial and Oral Surgery, we always want to use the latest technologies and techniques to help you to heal faster and to have a better smile. That is why we are so excited about 3D cone beam scans. This incredible tool helps us to see the big pictures so that we will be able to quickly tell what is going on in your mouth. A faster diagnosis means that we will be able to treat you that much faster as well. If you want to put the pain behind you and start to live your life again, you will be happy with what we can learn from 3D cone beam scans.

3D Cone Beam Scans: The Basics


The 3D cone beam is fairly new, and already it is becoming an essential tool. Here is what you need to know about 3D cone beam scans.

With traditional dental x-rays, we end up with a 2D image. We can detect many issues through a dental x-ray, but there are also plenty of things that we will end up missing because a 2D x-ray will not pick them up. A traditional dental x-ray can also take a little bit of time between having the x-ray taken and when we can look at it.

With 3D cone beam scans, we can better see the whole picture. The image that we will see is 3D, so we will be able to look at the results from all angles. We can also use a computer monitor and program so that we can zoom in where needed, or so we can look at the image from a different angle. This makes it a lot easier to be able to see what is going on because we can see the entire picture.

It is easy to take a 3D cone beam scan. You will not need any special preparation. All that you will need to do is to sit in the dental chair. The scanner will go all the way around your head and pick up the image. The whole thing will take only a few seconds, and there is no pain and nothing to be afraid of.

With a 3D cone scan, we will then have the image immediately. All that we need to do is to look at it on the computer monitor. This is a faster and better way to be able to get an idea of what is going on. This will help us to decide better how we should move forward. We can also manipulate the image so that we can see what the results will be like.
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See the Entire Picture


With a 3D cone beam scan, we can see the whole picture in 3D, which will help us to make the right diagnosis and find the right course of treatment. Here at Nevada Facial and Oral Surgery, we are excited to use this amazing technology to help our patients. If you have been putting off making an appointment, call (702) 329-7554. You will soon see how 3D cone beam scans can make a real difference.


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