SOUTHERN PINES, N.C., March 29, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Esteemed periodontist in Southern
Traditionally, patients requiring dental treatment to restore cosmetic or functional problems with their teeth had to have conventional, paste-based impressions taken of their teeth. The impression material was loaded onto a tray similar in appearance to a mouth guard and pressed around the teeth and gums. Once cured, a negative of the teeth and gums could be used for many purposes, such as creating restorations for dental implants.
Digital impressions, however, are increasingly becoming the standard of care when it comes to taking impressions of teeth. More comfortable for the patient and much less invasive, digital impressions take highly accurate 3D images of the interior of the mouth. The Condor intra-oral scanner is a small, non-invasive hand-held device that takes digital images while it is moved across the surface of the teeth. Results are displayed on a chairside monitor in real-time, giving doctors the opportunity to educate patients about the state of their teeth during and immediately after scans are taken. The Condor scanner also improves diagnosis and accuracy of treatment planning, including the customization of the final restoration. Patients missing one or more teeth can have dental implants restored with greater customization and fit for better long-term results.
Dr. Van Scoyoc is the only periodontist in Southern Pines, NC, and Moore County specialized in the placement of dental implants and in preventing periodontal disease. Together, his unique background and training allow him to accurately diagnose and treat problems related to the gums and teeth. Dr. Van Scoyoc uses the Condor intra-oral scanner when diagnosing and determining custom treatment plans for his patients.
Patients with missing teeth in need of dental restorations, including dental implants, can turn to Dr. Van Scoyoc, their qualified periodontist in Southern Pines, NC. New patients can schedule an appointment by calling 910-692-6270 or visiting http://www.perionc.com.
About the Doctor
Van Scoyoc Periodontics and Implants Center for Oral Health offers experienced periodontal treatments to patients in Southern Pines, NC. Dr. Steven Van Scoyoc is a board-certified periodontist, a Diplomate of the American Academy of Periodontology and the only dental specialist with this unique training in Moore County. Dr. Van Scoyoc offers specialized periodontal services including single and full-arch dental implant care, laser gum disease treatment and gum recession solutions. Dr. Van Scoyoc and his team strive to build long-term relationships with each of their patients allowing them to understand their unique needs and goals. To learn more about Dr. Van Scoyoc, his practice or the services he offers, visit http://www.perionc.com or call 910-692-6270 to schedule a custom consultation.
SOURCE Van Scoyoc Periodontics and Implants Center for Oral Health
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