Advanced Technology

Precision Dentistry

When you seek care at our office, you are assured that Drs. Cornell and George and his staff utilize the latest in technology to enhance the quality and fit for your dental care.

Drs. Cornell and George chooses carefully which and when radiographs (commonly called x-rays) are taken. There are many guidelines that we follow. Radiographs allow us to see everything we cannot see with our own eyes. Radiographs enable us to detect cavities in between your teeth, determine bone level, and analyze the health of your bone. We can also examine the roots and nerves of teeth, diagnose lesions such as cysts or tumors, as well as assess damage when trauma occurs.

Drs. Cornell and George utilize Digital Imaging Technologies within the office.  Digital  technology dental radiographs that are invaluable aids in diagnosing, treating, and maintaining dental health. Exposure time for digital dental radiographs is extremely minimal.  With digital imaging, exposure time is far  less when compared to traditional radiographs therby reducing your exposure to unnecessary radiation.  Digital imaging can also help us retrieve valuable diagnostic information. We may be able to see cavities better.

Digital imaging allows us to store patient images, and enables us to quickly and easily transfer them to specialists or insurance companies.

Digital X-Rays

Digital X-rays offer more precision since we view the image on a computer monitor, instead of holding up a 35mm film up to the light we can view, along with you, images up to 8’x10′ in size. Digital X-rays results in 1/6th the radiation exposure to you.

Intra-oral Camera

Many patients, especially younger patients, are very familiar with the latest technology and are comfortable with the high tech practice. Computers and TV screens are their primary method of information processing.

Drs. Cornell and George utilizes intra-oral camera technology that helps enhance your understanding of your diagnosis. An intra-oral camera is a very small camera – in some cases, just a few millimeters long. An intra-oral camera allows our practice to view clear, precise images of your mouth, teeth and gums, in order for us to accurately make a diagnosis. With clear, defined, enlarged images, you see details that may be missed by standard mirror examinations. This can mean faster diagnosis with less chair-time for you!

Intra-oral cameras also enable our practice to save your images in our office computer to provide a permanent record of treatments. These images can be printed for you, other specialists, and your lab or insurance companies.