CT Scan in Frisco, TX

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What Are CT Scans?

At Advanced Smiles, we use the latest technology to capture detailed oral images in order to provide a quick diagnosis and more accurate treatment options for Frisco, TX patients. 3D cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) is a type of dental imaging that provides a 360-degree view to reveal any damage to the teeth, mouth, gum tissues, nerve pathways, and bone structures. CBCT scans are quick and comfortable, and while radiation is used, it is much less than that of traditional CT scans. The 3D images that are taken can even be used to make more detailed dental crowns, onlays, inlays, and implants. Schedule your dental exam with Dr. Ernest De Paoli by contacting our office today.

What to Expect from A CT Scan

It's common for our team at Advanced Smiles to recommend a CBCT scan prior to placing dental implants, but this advanced technology can also detect a number of other oral issues, including temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ), bone loss, gum infections, issues with tooth roots, and more. To perform the scan, you'll simply relax in the exam chair, and your dental provider will ask you to remain still. During a 20 – 40 second process, the machine will rotate around your head to capture several full-mouth images from various angles. Once the images are ready, Dr. De Paoli will be able to design your customized treatment plan for your implants or another oral procedure. The detailed images also provide our team with information regarding any potential complications ahead of time, allowing for a smoother treatment experience overall.

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I am a new patient and had a great experience from start to finish with Advanced Smiles. From the initial call to schedule my cleaning to the appointment itself, I found the staff to be kind, welcoming, knowledgeable, and thorough. My hygienist was efficient and skilled with the cleaning and Dr. De Paoli was equally great. He has perfect bedside manner and welcomed any and all questions. Moving from out of state, the office had no issues with processing an unfamiliar insurance plan and proactively offered additional cost saving options. A+++ experience. Thanks!

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Receive Advanced Imaging at Advanced Smiles

It’s important to find an experienced dentist who is educated in and uses the latest technology. You will find that Dr. De Paoli uses 3D oral scans to accurately and beautifully place dental implants and identify other dental issues. Give our Frisco, TX office a call to learn more about the technology we use to meet your advanced dental needs.

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