Dental molds or impressions are a crucial component of successful restorative dental treatments. At Westlake Dental Care, we have invested in the best dental imaging technology to ensure precision and accuracy during dental diagnostic imaging. The iTero intraoral scanner, introduced in the market in 2007, remains the best bet in 3D imaging. 3D imaging in dental treatments is essential as it gives our dentist an accurate picture of your dental or orthodontic needs, which translates into a better experience for you.
Visit our dental offices in Sterling, VA, today, to experience the benefits of this cutting-edge technology that promises to make dental treatments both efficient and effective.
During your appointment, our dentist will use the iTero wand to scan the entire upper and lower dental arches, or a cross-section of any of these as necessary. The iTero scanner allows our dentist to scan your full mouth continuously, while the monitor projects the images as they’re captured.
Digital intraoral scanning is a painless procedure that’s over in a matter of minutes. During this procedure, you’ll be lying down in a comfortable position while our dentist will take his 12 o’clock position near you. From this position, our dentist will ensure that you’re relaxed throughout the process and that all necessary angles of your teeth are captured.
The iTero scanner is small and fits well inside the average mouth—thus allowing our dentist to scan your back teeth properly. You’ll also not have to worry about gag reflex with this wand.
The iTero intraoral scanner is a life-changer in orthodontic treatments, for various reasons which include: