Advanced Dental Technology at South County Smiles in South Kingstown, Rhode Island

Advanced Technology

Advancing Tomorrow's Technology Today!

Benefits of Advanced Dentistry

  • Enhanced Diagnosis: Advanced technology provides more accurate and detailed information, aiding in the early detection of dental issues.
  • Improved Patient Experience: Patients benefit from faster, more comfortable procedures and reduced radiation exposure.
  • Precision Treatment Planning: Dentists can create personalized treatment plans and perform procedures with greater precision, leading to better outcomes.

What are our patients saying?

Ben Tickner
Ben Tickner
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State of the art dentistry in South County. The entire staff is courteous and the technology they incorporate into their practice is great. I am a big fan SCS because of the pain free visits I have had. Highly recommended.
Laura Warner
Laura Warner
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I am most impressed by the high-tech capabilities of this office, the expertise of the dentists, the specialties of the different doctors, and the professionalism of the entire office staff. I am grateful to have found this dentistry.
Gail Morgan
Gail Morgan
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Great service as always. Loved the new dental scan of upper and lower teeth including bite. I agree it could be very useful clinically. South County Smiles continues to be very progressive and the staff are all phenomenal.
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Our Technology

Oral 3D Printer

ORAL3D at South County Smiles uses Cone Beam Imaging and Dr. Cicero's 3D Printer to create precise 3D mouth models. Patients see tissue issues, and surgeons plan surgeries more accurately and comfortably.

Dental Laser Therapy

South County Smiles proudly offers advanced laser dentistry, ensuring more comfortable, precise, and efficient dental care. Our laser therapy addresses various procedures, such as crown lengthening, gum resculpting, tongue and cheek attachment adjustments, and treatments for cold sores, canker sores, and gum disease.

Intra Oral Camera

Get a clear, close-up look at your dental health with our advanced handheld intraoral camera.

The Itero Element

The iTero Element Scanner is a cutting-edge digital impression system, replacing messy putty with a comfortable and efficient process. It digitally captures precise 3D models of your teeth and gums, offering both speed and superior clinical results.

CBCT Imaging

CBCT 3D imaging surpasses 2D dental imaging by providing a comprehensive view of dental and facial structures in three dimensions, facilitating precise diagnosis and treatment planning. Patient benefits include no prep, an 18-second painless scan, lower radiation, 3D visuals of the skull and jawbone, and versatile views from one quick scan.

Digital X-Ray Scanner

Our use of Digital Radiography minimizes radiation exposure (up to 90% less than film x-rays) and employs a small sensor to capture tooth images for computer analysis. This yields highly detailed, easily enhanced mouth images for accurate diagnosis and tailored treatment planning.

Meet Our Doctors

Our Continuing Commitment to Dental Education

At South County Smiles, continual education is a top priority. Our team attends frequent courses throughout the year to stay informed about the latest advancements in dentistry. This commitment ensures that we remain knowledgeable about cutting-edge trends and technologies. By staying up-to-date, we can provide our patients with the most effective and advanced care available. At our practice, you can trust that you’re receiving treatment backed by the latest research and techniques.

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions About Advanced Technology

CBCT (Cone Beam Computed Tomography) imaging is a specialized dental imaging technique that provides detailed 3D images of the oral and facial structures. It’s used to aid in precise diagnosis, treatment planning, and evaluation of conditions such as impacted teeth, dental implants, and oral pathology.

 Oral 3D printing utilizes advanced technology to create custom dental prosthetics, models, and appliances with high precision. This benefits dental care by allowing for more accurate and customized treatments, from crowns and bridges to orthodontic devices, resulting in improved patient outcomes.

Dental laser therapy offers several advantages, including reduced discomfort during procedures, minimally invasive treatments, and quicker recovery times. It’s often used for procedures like gum reshaping, cavity preparation, and treatment of oral lesions.

 iTero scanners eliminate the need for messy impression materials by digitally capturing highly accurate 3D models of the teeth and gums. Digital X-ray scanners use significantly less radiation compared to traditional film X-rays while providing enhanced images for diagnosis. Both technologies improve patient comfort and diagnostic capabilities in the dental office.

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