3D imaging is taken for all our implant patients. It allows us to virtually plan our implant surgery by allowing us to visualize the volume and quality of bone in the planned site. As well as Identify all the vital structures like the nerve, blood vessels, and the sinus. It is a crucial tool for a safe and long lasting implant placement. Four Seasons Dental Care was one of the first dental clinics in Canada to acquire Sirona’s Galileos (3-D cone beam x- ray) back in 2007. With the help of this technology, Dr David Huh has placed thousands of successful implants. Best of all, we offer this service free of charge to all our implant patients.
The 3D Imaging system is simply, a digital x-ray scanner mounted on a rotating arm. You sit in a chair while the scanner moves in one complete circle around your head, gathering all the scan data needed. There’s no special preparation necessary.
Your specialists can then has the option to see the images from different views on a computer monitor: 2D, 3D, “panoramic” views of your entire mouth, even in a sequence. They can view your images from any angle and in different magnifications, to examine the relationships between bones, teeth, airways, nerves and tissues; to plan or evaluate your treatment.
And while 3D Imaging produces the same kind of high-quality images as a CT scan, it does so with less radiation.