With the intra-oral camera, patients work together with Dr. Miller and Dr. Squires in making decisions for your best dental health. This miniature video camera provides a clear and enlarged picture of the interior of your mouth to let you see what teeth need attention. You will be able to discuss options with your doctor for the best course of action to take care of the problem.
We use the latest technologies available in dentistry to make our
services less time-consuming and add to a patient's comfort. The Isolite™
device is a combination of suction to remove saliva and debris and a
brilliant light to illuminate the oral cavity. The suction provides dryness
in the area to be worked on, which is very necessary for modern dental
With the Isolite device, an uncomfortable rubber dam doesn't need to be placed in the mouth. The bright light eliminates any shadows in the oral cavity, which allows Dr. Miller and Dr. Squires to do the most accurate work. And overall, the procedure moves along more quickly, so patients spend less time in the dental chair.
Using a properly fitting mouthguard while playing sports can prevent the
loss of teeth and other oral trauma. Each year, approximately 5 million
teeth are knocked out due to injury. The mouthguards sold in stores do not
provide adequate protection. The American Dental Association advises wearing
custom-made mouthguards. We can fit and provide this type of protection for
The ADA recommends their use for these sports: acrobatics, basketball, boxing, field hockey, football, gymnastics, handball, ice hockey, lacrosse, martial arts, racquetball, roller hockey, rugby, shotputting, skateboarding, skiing, skydiving, soccer, squash, surfing, volleyball, water polo, weight lifting, wrestling.
We want you to know we never take any risk with your health. All our re-usable tools are cleaned in an autoclave and monitored by an outside lab to ensure their cleanliness meets the highest standards. We also use single-use tools that are disposed of properly after one use.
The laser is used in dental procedures to make treatment easier for
patients while obtaining great results. It also means no pain or discomfort
with this noninvasive, alternative procedure to traditional care with a
scalpel and sutures. Healing time is much shorter while producing great
Lasers can be used in place of surgery, to recontour gum lines, clean inflamed tissue, and bring instant relief from canker sores or mouth ulcers.
Nothing beats an easier, more comfortable dental visit. If you have questions about the latest dental technology, give us a call today at (208) 466-2458.