Precision Dentistry Techniques
When you visit our dental office in Littleton Colorado, feel confident that Drs. Cavanaugh and Becker and their dental team use the latest proven dental technology to provide the highest quality for your dental treatment. For dental crowns, implant restorations, and dental bridges, our office uses a locally owned and operated dental lab. Our trusted lab uses quality dental gold alloys,dental porcelain, and trusted dental implant parts that are OEM (original equipment manufacturing Straumann dental implants and Nobel implants restorative parts)
Digital Imaging with X-rays
Drs. Cavanaugh and Becker new x-ray standards, x-ray film, and digital x-rays allow for a new lower level of exposures required to get quality films.X-rays are used to diagnose decay between teeth that can’t be visualized by a dentist or hygienist. Dental X-rays show other important oral health issues like bone levels, tumors, cysts, and infections as well as any damage for dental trauma.
Dental radiographs are very valuable aids in diagnosing, treating, and managing your dental health. Exposure time for dental x-rays has become minimal with today’s dental technology. Drs. Cavanaugh and Becker utilize Digital Imaging Technologies within the office. With digital x-rays, exposure time is about 40 percent less when compared to radiographs form 10 years ago. Digital imaging is easy to store, does not require chemicals to process and can be email to other dental specialist when necessary. X-rays also help our dental team to retrieve valuable diagnostic information quickly. With the newer technology, sometimes we canto see cavities better.
Digital x-rays lets our business associate’s file your dental insurance claims by using stored patient images. This speeds time required for insurance companies to process your claim.
Digital X-rays lets dentist enlarge the image on a computer monitor, instead of holding a small film to a light source. This allows for patient education and understanding how decay looks and is located in your mouth.