Galileos Cone Beam Imaging create 3-D, high definition, panoramic images that are remarkably clear. The clarity and range of this kind of technology allows us to quickly assess your dental needs. It helps with diagnosing and treating whatever dental issues you are experiencing, clearer and more quickly than ever before.
Health and safety of our patients is a top priority for our dental implants prosthodontist in Albuquerque, and cone beam imaging helps him achieve that goal. The Cone Beam technology uses very low doses of radiation, unlike traditional x-ray systems that expose you to an unnecessary amount of radiation.
This technology offers us benefits that would otherwise not be seen with traditional x-rays.
- Anatomy that cannot be diagnosed externally can be seen
- From these images we can create more efficient treatment plans
- Benefits and risks of treatment plans can be more easily assessed
- The position of critical structures can be analyzed before your procedure
- Up to 10 times less radiation
- Scan time is reduced to 10 to 40 seconds from several minutes
- Lower cost
The Cone Beam is used to determine treatment plans for many dental procedures. It is used for creating treatment plans for dental implant and periodontal disease. The clear and panoramic imaging can help determine the size and placement of your dental implant, as well as diagnosing and treating periodontal disease. Additional benefits of this technology include:
- Planning for dental implants
- Detection of oral infections and tumors
- Analyzing TMJ
- Airway studies including sleep apnea diagnosing and treatment
- Identifying impacted teeth
With Galileo Cone Beam technology we are able to offer you the most advanced care possible. It allows us to get a clear view of your bone structure and facial nerves. Armed with this knowledge we are able to create a customized plan to protect your nerve endings. This advance technology also allows us to minimize any pain your procedure may cause and expedite your healing process.
If you are interested in dental implants in Albuquerque, call Dr. Burton Melton, your dental implant prosthodontist in Albuquerque today.
Dr. Burton Melton is a leading prosthodontist in Albuquerque, NM. Along with the knowledgeable staff at Implant Dentistry of the Southwest, Dr. Melton offers a variety of advanced treatment options including dental implants, All-on-4 implants, implant supported dentures, bone grafting, and TMJ procedures. Dr. Melton welcomes patients from Albuquerque, NM; Santa Fe, NM; and Northern New Mexico. Call (505) 883-7744 to schedule your appointment or click here to request an appointment online.