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Benefits of Using 3D Imaging During Implant Surgery Marietta, GA

Benefits of Using 3D Imaging During Implant Surgery

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Dental implants are used to replace a missing tooth or teeth. The surgical placement of implants into the jawbone is undoubtedly one of the most intricate procedures that a dentist performs. The proper placement of an implant can be the deciding factor in how long it takes you to heal after surgery as well as whether or not your implant succeeds or fails. To this end, it is critical that you choose a dentist who offers the most advanced method of implant placement, which includes the use of a 3D dental CT scan to carefully guide the hand of your dentist during implant surgery.

What is a 3D Dental CT Scan?

This type of advanced imaging is also referred to as a dental cone-beam computed tomography. In just seconds, this imaging system is able to create panoramic images of your teeth, jaw, and gums, as well as the nerve pathways, sinuses and soft tissues that surround them. Not only are the quality of images far superior to traditional x-rays, but the process is also less invasive and exposes patients to less radiation.

How Does 3D Imaging Improve Implant Dentistry?

Under the guidance of real-time 3D panoramic images, a dentist gains unrivaled precision in your implant placement. This is a crucial element in your implant process, as the implant must be placed at the correct angle for your bite as well as the most strategic place in your jaw to encourage proper osseointegration (fusing of implant to jawbone). In addition, surgically-guided implant surgery ensures your dentist avoids damage or irritation to surrounding nerves and sinuses, which prevents unnecessary discomfort and can expedite healing. 3D imaging essentially makes your implant surgery less invasive and improves the implant’s long-term success.

At Gilreath Dental Associates, we proudly take advantage of the latest in modern dental imaging. We know you’re making a notable investment to get dental implants, and we want to do everything we can to give you the rewarding experience and results you deserve. Our use of 3D CT Scans during implant surgery offers the following benefits for our patients:

  • Improve implant placement and boost success rate
  • Reduce risk of complications
  • Shorten treatment time

Ready to learn more about getting dental implants with our advanced technology? Call our Marietta office today!

Posted on behalf of Dr. Paul Gilreath IV, Gilreath Family Dentistry

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Gilreath Family Dentistry

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Based on 307 reviews


Dr. Gilreath is incredible with my kids. They love going to the dentist now! And this busy mom loves the warm neck wraps, the soft music and enjoying a latte while I relax!

Kenneth H.

Was lucky enough to find these guys when I got insurance that my old dentist did not take. Very professional and friendly staff! Office has the latest greatest technology as well. If you're looking for a new dentist, search no further!

Susie L.

Very personable and friendly, they took the time to go over my complex dental history and did not pressure me into anything. They gave their recommendations and priced out any options I had. Great group!

Camille Y.

Dr. Gilreath and his staff are top notch. I received the best cleaning I've ever had while watching my favorite show. The Doctor and his staff were all very polite, friendly, and courteous. They explained everything to me clearly and presented me with options in a gentle way that didn't make me feel pressured at all. It's obvious they really care about the wellbeing of their patients. The facility and equipment is really nice as well. I will definitely be back!

Juan R.

Always willing to work around my kids and my schedules. Today I had a long appointment. They started on time and always made sure I was comfortable and that the pain was managed so the procedure could’ve been completed without issues. Very courteous and professional staff.

Lucia B.

Awesome dental practice! The staff is friendly and efficient. Dr. Gilreath is thorough and versed in the latest technology and procedures. I love that he can make crowns in the office while you wait (so no walking around with a temporary crown for days or weeks). I would strongly recommend this dental practice!

Matthew W.

I've been going here for about a little over a year now. I've had a few cleanings, a filling, and started Invisiline so far. Hands down, the best run dental office I've ever been to. In the past at other dental offices I often had to wait 30 or more minutes beyond my appointment time before being seen. At Dr. Gilreath's office I've been seen on time every time. They seem to have systems in place to make every part of your visit run smoothly. From how they took x-rays, to billing and appointments, to the work done by the hygienist/dentist, everything seems to run like a well oiled machine. On top of that all the staff are all friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. The office space itself is also quite nice. Very clean, well maintained, and seems very "up to date" with their equipment. If you're looking for a dentist and are anywhere in the northwest metro area I would highly recommend Dr. Gilreath.

Jhion R.

The staff is always so courteous and personable. They make us feel like family every time we have an appointment. Service is excellent, too. My wife recently went for a cleaning and Dr. Gilreath noticed a chip in one of her fillings. He knew we recently had another baby and that her time was very limited so he went ahead and did the filling right then and there, an extra thirty minutes tops. Dr. Gilreath is always looking at the big picture and really knows his stuff. We will never go anywhere else

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