At Implant Dental, Dr. Kurt W. Kline is committed to using the latest dental technology to improve his patients’ care and to ensure accurate treatment. He proudly utilizes the i-CAT® FLX cone beam scanner at his Plattsburgh, NY-area practice. This computerized system generates 3-D digital scans that are more detailed than traditional 2-D x-rays. Using this advanced technology Dr. Kline can evaluate your candidacy for various treatments, minimize complications, and precisely plan for surgical procedures. With this innovative system, you can enjoy a quicker recovery with long-lasting results.
The i-CAT® FLX scanner uses focused energy to reduce light scatter, resulting in sharper images for more precise scans.
The i-CAT® FLX Cone Beam Scanner uses special cone-shaped beams of x-ray light to capture images of your oral structure. The computerized tomography (CT) scanner will not only generate images of your teeth, it will reveal your overall oral structure, including your jawbone, soft tissues, and dental roots.
Dr. Kline can use the scanner for a diverse range of functions, such as:
The cone beam imaging process is quick and simple. You will need to remove any metal jewelry, hearing aids, or eyeglasses beforehand. Typically, you will also need to take out any dentures or removable dental prosthetics. However, you should bring them to your appointment so Dr. Kline can more accurately plan your implant surgery.
The i-CAT® FLX scanner will rotate 360 degrees around your head. In this way, this advanced technology can produce both 2-D images and 3-D images. The machine will have special rests to help you maintain a stationary position, limiting the number of scans you must undergo for a clear picture. In less than a minute, the scanner can produce a detailed view of your entire craniofacial structure.
The i-CAT® FLX cone beam scanner uses digital technology, so radiation exposure will be negligible. In addition, no radiation will remain in your body after the imaging process.
The i-CAT® FLX cone beam scanner offers a number of benefits.
Our office is dedicated to providing more accurate treatment with state-of-the-art technology. To learn more about the i-CAT® FLX cone beam scanner and how it can improve your care, contact Implant Dental today. Thanks in part to the advantages of this system, Dr. Kline is the region’s most trusted expert in implant dentistry.
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