About Our Technology


 
At Wedgewood Dental in Rolla, you’ll discover the best that healthcare has to offer…
 
Leading-edge technology, advanced training, and compassionate service. 

With a stream of options available today, Dr. Westmoreland incorporates technologies proven to deliver a higher level of care to her patients.  This means comfortable procedures and predictable results.  With this winning formula, you’ll find that our dental care is different…better than ever.


Computer Aided Design (CAD)

What is CAD/CAM? 

Computer aided design (CAD) involves the design and creation of three-dimensional models such as crowns, veneers, onlays, inlays and bridges with absolute precision.

Computer aided manufactoring (CAM) then uses the geometrical design data to control and automated milling machine. This digital manufacturing process has many benefits including:

  • Metal free restorations
  • Natural looking and feeling materials
  • Single dental visits
  • Improved fit and function
  • Longer lasting

CEREC - Single Appointment Tooth Replacement

CEREC is an advanced dental restorative system that allows your dentist to restore decayed teeth, place crowns, remove defective or unsightly fillings, or place cosmetic veneers in just ONE appointment! 

WHAT DOES IT STAND FOR?

CHAIRSIDE: The technology is in the dental operatory and used while you are in the chair

ECONOMICAL: The procedure is economical for both dentist and patient

RESTORATIONS: The procedure restores your tooth to its natural beauty, function, and strength

ESTHETIC: The restorations are metal-free and tooth-colored

CERAMIC: High-strength ceramics are used that are close in composition to your natural tooth structure


Digital X Rays

Digital X Rays use special sensors instead of photographic film. We have a 3D imaging machine.

This technological advancement provides many benefits from safety to improved treatment outcomes. 

Benefits:

  • Safety– By greatly reducing your radiation exposure
  • Time Savings – bypassing the need for traditional film processing time lessons the time you spend in the dental chair.
  • Better outcomes – Improved image clarity increases Dr Youssefs’ ability to diagnose and treat conditions

   


Intraoral Imaging

Intraoral Imaging offers you a unique view of your mouth allowing Dr. Westmoreland to educate you while directly involving you in your treatment plan.

Transferring magnified intraoral images to a computer screen allows you to see your own intraoral conditions with better quality than a traditional mouth mirror. This clarity allows both you and Dr. Westmoreland to see visually the diagnosis and to cooperatively discuss your treatment needs.

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