Modern technology can make a huge impact on the level of patient care at a dental office. At Spring Smiles, we invest in state-of-the-art equipment because we know that it enhances your experience in our office. We use SMART Amalgam Filling Removal, Covid/Mercury Filtration System and CBCT scans to give you a comfortable, efficient visit.
Cone beam computed tomography (also known as CBCT) is a special type of x-ray used when regular dental or facial x-rays are not sufficient. At our office, we use CBCT technology to take precise, detailed, three dimensional images of your teeth, soft tissues, nerve pathways, and bone. This imaging technology only requires a single scan, which makes the process much faster and more comfortable than a traditional x-ray.
Our Dentair Vac Turbo 7 cleans the operative air when performing extractions, high speed drilling and certain other procedures including Mercury amalgam removal where an oral aerosol vacuum system is recommended or required. The DAV VII Turbo is a mobile, stand alone, hands free air cleaning device with a flexible source suction duct designed to capture and filter toxic odors, vapors and particulates away from the breathing area for a safer breathing environment. The unit is extremely portable and quiet while in use.
Scientific studies on amalgam removal have suggested that dentists, staff and their patients can be exposed to higher than normal levels of potentially harmful Mercury vapor and other contaminants. This is why we practice the SMART protocol here at Spring Smiles. SMART stands for Safe Mercury Amalgam Removal Technique. Placement and removal of amalgam fillings are common dental procedures that are not always performed safely. Our system offers First Line of Defense providing a safe worry free environment for your dental office.