Modern technology makes life so much easier. From your smartphone that does almost everything to smart home gadgets and more, the digital world helps us be more efficient.
Dentistry is constantly advancing to make dental work more comfortable, reliable, and safer, and Outdoor Dental is at the forefront of adopting the most advanced equipment for our patients.
Digital dentistry is dental technology using computer-based software. Digital technology allows dental professionals to examine, diagnose, and manage your oral health.
Technologies for imaging, scanning, 3D printing or milling are powerful tools for treatment planning and custom-designed manufacturing. Your treatments and solutions can quickly be implemented using advanced equipment, both in-office and in labs.
A complete digital dentistry flow includes:
Not all dental teams have embraced digital dentistry technology. At Outdoor Dental, we use innovative methods to help you achieve a healthy smile with less time in the dentist’s chair.
Digital dentistry isn’t just the future; it’s available to you right now. Dental teams that are consistently expanding their knowledge, learning about new technologies, and introducing the appropriate methods are taking advantage of new digital tech today.
The days of using thick tray moulds to accurately picture your misaligned teeth or bite patterns are behind us. 3D printing Invisalign offers precise, custom aligners for a better fit with greater treatment efficacy.
Using 3D computer visualizations, your dental team and manufacturers have a detailed model of your bite from every angle that traditional panoramic X-rays can’t display.
The Outdoor Dental team uses 3D design and printing to craft your custom treatment plan with a series of aligners for a straighter smile. Straightening your smile is about more than appearance—straighter teeth with Invisalign make for easier brushing and flossing, leaving fewer hiding spaces for plaque buildup.
Your doctor isn’t the only healthcare provider who can treat sleep apnea. If you're looking for a compact appliance to replace a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine, revolutionary Vivos appliances can help.
Sleep apnea is characterized by abnormal breathing patterns during your sleep, including reduced breathing or lapses in breathing. It can disrupt your sleep and make you excessively tired throughout the day.
The Vivos Method is an innovative treatment option for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), which occurs when the airway at the back of your throat becomes constricted and prevents the normal passage of air.
Studies show that atypical mouth and jaw anatomy, such as an underdeveloped upper or lower jaw, nasal dysfunction, or a larger tongue, is commonly encountered in sleep apnea patients. The Outdoor Dental team uses our expertise in dentistry to properly reshape and expand the oral cavity with a Vivos appliance to encourage your airway to open and allow easier breathing during sleep.
For many patients, the anticipation of pain and the jarring sound of a drill can cause tension and anxiety during dental procedures. Solea laser uses computer-controlled CO2 laser technology to work on soft and hard tissues in the mouth, effectively replacing the needle, drill, and scalpel.
Solea laser may be appropriate for you if you struggle with:
By eliminating the need for anesthesia, minimizing bleeding, and reducing the need for lengthy, drawn-out procedures, Outdoor Dental strives to make our clinic a place to find relaxation, not anxiety.
Outdoor Dental can use the Solea laser on bone and gums for procedures such as:
It’s gentle enough for even your child’s mouth, so their routine dental visits go more smoothly.
The new age of dentistry is constantly evolving to make oral health care more accessible and stress-free for patients. Some of its most significant benefits include:
Complete digital dentistry isn't mainstream yet, but Outdoor Dental is focused on innovation. Whether you want new, modern treatments or methods to make dental work feel less like dental work, contact our team for an appointment or to answer questions about how digital dentistry can help you.