Intra-Oral Camera

Intra-Oral Camera.The intra-oral camera is a valuable tool dental professionals can use to help you understand your examination, diagnosis and treatment. This small, handheld video camera is about the same size as a dental mirror (or an oversized pen) and comes with a disposable plastic sheath for contamination prevention. It is used to take actual pictures of your teeth with up to 25 times magnification and project them onto a screen for your review. It can also be used to give you a video tour of your entire mouth so that you can see things such as plaque deposits, decay, worn teeth, and broken or missing fillings. Lastly, pertinent images can be printed for your patient file for future reference — or even for you to take home.

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words

This adage is proven true many times each day in offices equipped with an intra-oral camera. Prior to the development of this technology, some patients found it challenging to understand problems such as dental decay and periodontal disease. Now, it's possible to display, pause, and zoom in during a video examination of the problem area, so that you can see it for yourself — all in color and crystal clear.

Advantages of an Intra-Oral Camera

  • An intra-oral camera makes you more of an active partner in your dental treatment, enabling you to see what a dentist sees — an especially important benefit when additional treatments need to be discussed, or when treatment options must be explained — so that you can make informed decisions.
  • You may be more comfortable asking questions and better able to understand a treatment option or oral hygiene concern when you can actually see it.
  • Because it gives you the real-world picture of your dental hygiene, the intra-oral camera is ideally suited to show you techniques for improving your oral health and hygiene habits.
  • With its powerful magnification (much superior to the naked eye), it reveals the early stages of maladies such as gum disease and cavities.
  • The images can be captured and reexamined later, to show you changes in your oral health and hygiene or how a multi-phase treatment is progressing.
  • Furthermore, it can provide insurance companies with the proof they require to approve a needed treatment.

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Smile Works Family Dentistry

Monday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

7:30 am-4:00 pm

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Closed

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Testimonials

What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "Dr. Gray and her team are exceptional, and I have recommended her to family and friends. For our family of 7, they have provided care for adults and kids with comfort and skill, from cleanings to fillings and a recent crown on my 8 year old daughter. Our kids actually love going to the dentist, which speaks volumes! I highly recommend Smile Works!"
    Thomas B.
  • "Very thorough and knowledgeable, they always show you in pictures and on x-rays if you have any cavities so that you can see them for yourself rather than just going by their word. Dr Gray and Jess are very gentle when getting any work done. Shelley does a wonderful job at fillings and Debbie up front is amazing at figuring out your dental benefits and cost so you're never surprised by the cost of anything!"
    Jordan L.
  • "Fantastic! Dr Gray and her staff have cared for our entire family since she opened this practice. She is very thorough and gentle. Our kids actually love going to the dentist. I highly recommend her to all of my friends."
    Ann B.
  • "It's always a great experience, the staff are very patient with answering my questions and very informative!"
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  • "Dr. Gray and the entire staff at Smiles Works are amazing! Very thorough and explained everything in detail. If you are in need of a dentist I highly recommend Dr. Gray and the talented team at Smile Works."
    Jesse M.