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Advanced Dental Technology – Bend, OR

State-of-the-Art Dentistry to Keep You Smiling

Dental imaging and smile design cameraAdvances in dental technology make dentistry increasingly comfortable and efficient. At Ponderosa Dental Center, Dr. Joshua Prentice has equipped our dental office with state-of-the-art equipment. From proven diagnostic approaches to planning for your dental implants and so much more, choosing a dentist who stays on top of the latest in the field ensures you receive the very best care. Patients from Bend, Redmond, and Sisters, OR benefit from our array of offerings.

Dentist using intraoral camera

IntraOral Camera

In dentistry, it’s especially true that a picture is worth a thousand words. That’s why Dr. Prentice has invested in an intra-oral camera for patients of Ponderosa Dental Center. It’s a small tool that allows your dentist to capture images of your teeth and then immediately transfer them onto a screen right at your chair side. Along with clear, easy-to-understand communication, the intra-oral camera ensures that you’ll always leave our dental office completely informed about your treatment plan.

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Digital X-Rays

Traditional radiography has been allowing us to get a glimpse below the surface for decades, but these days, there is a safer, more accurate option. Digital x-rays give Dr. Prentice a more in-depth look at your teeth and oral structures, while also reducing the amount of radiation you are exposed to by as much as 85 percent. Digital files are also easily transferable in the event we need to refer you to an outside specialist.

Cone Beam Scanner

CT / Cone Beam Scanner

The Cone Beam CT scanner captures an advanced look at your missing teeth and the jawbone surrounding the area, for the most advanced treatment planning.

Choose the dental office that prioritizes comfort and precision by using the latest technology. Schedule an appointment today!

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Primescan from Dentsply

Ponderosa Dental Center embraces the latest technology to improve the patient experience while also ensuring more accurate results. Now, it is easier than ever to get the measurements necessary for your diagnostic and treatment process. Primescan allows us to take digital impressions, so you can skip the hassle of the traditional, messy impression material. The high-precision digital impressions are ideal for creating accurate restorations, like same-day crowns.

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