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Advanced Dental Treatment in Winter Springs, FL

At Robert Burks Dentistry, we’re committed to providing dental care of the highest quality, including cosmetic dentistry, to help our Orlando area patients achieve their most beautiful and healthy smiles. Using the latest methods and technology, we work hard to ensure that our patients receive the most efficient treatment customized to their individual needs and lifestyle.

iTero has led the way in the 3D digital dentistry revolution, providing us with extremely accurate digital images to enhance the treatment process like never before. Dr. Robert Burks and his professional staff are proud to utilize the iTero scanner in our office, enabling us to provide the most convenient and hassle-free treatment for our patients.

About the iTero Scanner

With incredible accuracy, the iTero scanner is used to create a highly-detailed 3D digital image of the mouth in a safe and comfortable way. We use the iTero scanner to quickly and easily capture images of the teeth for patients receiving crowns, bridges and dental implants, as well as for those who will be straightening their teeth with Invisalign. And because the scanner is compatible with Invisalign, we’re able to show our Invisalign patients what their smiles will look like once they have completed their treatment.

Comfortable, Safe, & Accurate Impressions

The conventional way of taking impressions of the mouth is a time-consuming and messy process. Many patients are uncomfortable when having these impressions taken due to gagging, swallowing or choking on the solution that flows over the impression trays.

Fortunately, there is now a much more convenient and comfortable way to capture impressions, thanks to the iTero scanner. Patients need only to sit back and relax as digital images are captured using the hand-held scanner. Dentists and patients alike can watch as the images appear on the screen, showing the structure of the teeth and gums in a way that was never before possible. When this process is finished, the computer software produces an exact replica of the patient’s teeth.

The iTero scanner assists Dr. Burks in providing superior dental care to his patients. Unlike conventional impressions which often have to be redone due to errors or inaccuracies, digital impressions seldom if ever need to be redone due to their extreme accuracy. This results in less time spent in the dental chair, which is something most patients appreciate!

To learn even more about iTero, we welcome you to view the PDFs below:

Dr. Robert Burks – An iTero Scanner Practice

iTero & Invisalign

The revolutionary iTero system offers incredible compatibility with one of our most popular cosmetic dentistry treatments: Invisalign. Using the iTero scanner, images can be sent directly to the lab, where the aligners are customized for our patients. With rapid response times and pinpoint accuracy, the iTero scanner ensures that treatment times are as quick and efficient as possible. Our Winter Springs area patients can achieve a perfectly straight and beautiful smile quickly, and reap other benefits such as:

  • 10X Fewer Aligner Rejections - Poor fitting aligners can lengthen treatment time, and even cost you more money.
  • 7X Fewer Patient Issues
  • Better Patient Experience - You can easily follow your treatment progress with Dr. Burks, and see your orthodontic progress in real time.
  • 50% Faster Treatment - Quicker treatment also means fewer appointments, and less time spent in the office.

Cutting-Edge Dental X-Rays

The iTero scanner is an incredible tool for mapping the physical layout of the teeth, but to provide the best dental care, we also need to see what's happening underneath the surface. That's why our practice is proud to use some of the most powerful, cutting-edge dental imaging and x-ray technologies. These advanced x-ray techniques allow us to spot cavities before they grow, build a 3D picture of the teeth, and drastically reduce radiation exposure for our patients.

Digital X-Rays, 3D X-Rays, & CariVu

Every patient is different, and each case requires a different approach to diagnosis and treatment. That's why we're proud to use three different forms of cutting-edge x-ray technology at our practice, each with its own unique advantages and applications:

  • Digital X-Rays: For patients that only require a standard dental x-ray, we're proud to use digital x-rays instead of traditional x-ray paper. This gives us a clearer, digitized image while using less radiation than traditional x-rays.
  • 3D X-Rays (CBCT): For patients that require a more thorough diagnostic process, we offer a dental cone beam CT scan (CBCT). This uses a special type of x-ray machine that creates, in essence, a three-dimensional x-ray: it gives us a complete, 3D picture of your dental and bone structures, letting us identify problems, diagnose conditions, and plan detailed treatments like never before. While CBCT scans are completely safe, the radiation exposure from this scan is higher than a normal x-ray, so we won't use it for all patients.
  • CariVu: Finally, we use the DEXIS CariVu system to help us detect dental caries, cavities, and tooth decay. Instead of x-rays, CariVu uses transillumination technology to visualize an entire tooth and identify decay without the need for ionizing radiation. CariVu is more accurate than traditional bitewing x-rays with a 99% accuracy rate, giving us the best possible method to identify and treat dental decay.

Contact Your Local Oviedo & Orlando, FL Dentist!

Our array of dental imaging technology puts us in an ideal position to spot problems before they get serious, enabling us to develop a thorough, detailed plan for treatment. Ready to achieve a healthier smile and a happier you? Take the first step by requesting a consultation using our easy online form. Dr. Burks will work with you to determine your dental condition, plan out a treatment that works for you, and start you on the path to a new smile. We can't wait to hear from you!