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Our Technology

At Downtown Phoenix Dental we pride ourselves on always having the LATEST AND GREATEST in dental technology. Our staff continues to educate themselves and learn everything we need to know in order to safely and effectively help our patients with the best tools and resources available today.

OP300

Orthopantomograph OP300 by Instrumentarium


Cone Beam Volumetric Tomography is a diagnostic imaging technology that uses low dose radiation in a manner similar to conventional digital radiographic imaging, with the difference being that cone beam images are converted into a three-dimensional view that can then be manipulated by sophisticated computer software for a wide variety of applications, including implant, orthodontic, orthognathic TMJ, and diagnostic purposes.With cone beam-produced images, hundreds of “slices” of information are gathered and assembled by software into three-dimensional views of any aspect of any given study. Data can be imported into software for the purpose of comprehensive diagnostic analysis and pre-surgical treatment planning, as well as for the production of stereo-lithographic bio-models. Cone beam images are reconstructed by software into three-dimensional planes, each of which allow for interaction and manipulation. The diagnostician has the ability to specify precisely which section of the study will be visualized in each plane. If you are considering dental implants, endodontic treatment analysis, or orthodontic treatment, the OP300 technology is the standard-of-care for diagnosis and treatment phases.

OP300 Instrumentarium, Invivo 5.2 Anatomage software

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PfZrtc0Wx8M



iTero DIGITAL IMPRESSION SYSTEM

The power and freedom of digital impressions

iTero enables the doctor to take a 3D digital scan of the patient's teeth and bite, make adjustments in real time, and transmit the file via wireless modem for laboratory processing. NO traditional messy impressions.

 https://youtu.be/EIeLBVFqfS4

 Thankfully, old-school impressions are no longer the only option. With state-of-the-art technology and the progressive dentist office that’s providing your treatment, making a great—and comfortable—first impression with the iTero ® scanner has never been easier. The iTero scanner allows your dentist to take a digital impression—a highly accurate, digital 3D image of the individual characteristics of your tooth surfaces and gum tissue. The iTero scanner is all about keeping you comfortable while delivering precise imagery, without the putty-filled impression tray that makes you gag! Not only is it more comfortable, but taking a digital scan for your new crown, bridge, or Invisalign ® aligners is quick, which allows you to spend less time at the dentist’s office and more time enjoying your new smile!  



DEXIS Platinum Digital X-Ray Sensor

PerfectSize™ Sensor


The ability to take vertical AND horizontal bitewings AND all periapical radiographs with a single digital sensor eliminates inconvenience of using multiple sensors of different sizes. NO more bulky cardboard x-rays to irritate your mouth.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QBqCYoh-WY

Direct USB Connectivity

Image capture and processing electronics have been fully integrated into the sensor itself, replacing the need for a separate adapter or docking station. Radiographs are instantaneously viewed in the treatment room and can be attached to insurance claims and documents for efficient processing for our patients


NOMAD Pro

Hand-held X-ray System for Dental Applications

The NOMAD® Pro joins the family of award-winning Aribex NOMAD handheld dental X-ray systems, the most advanced systems on the market today. The NOMAD Pro offers an enhanced user interface, preset and programmable exposure settings, and additional time-saving features. Its lighter weight and cordless design improves dental radiography speed, convenience, and efficiency. One NOMAD Pro does the work of multiple conventional X-ray systems, making it extremely economical. The leading technology of NOMAD Pro provides the highest level of safety, quality, and patient care for your dental practice. 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBuJ_wIa0As


• Entire unit weighs just over five pounds 
• Handheld and portable design moves from room to room, eliminating the need for multiple units 
• Perfect for use with children and special needs patients 
• Ideal for clinical, hospital, home-health, nursing home, and out-of-office use 

Modern Radiation Shielding 
The external back-scatter shield and internal radiation shielding are specially designed to protect the operator from radiation exposure. In fact, the exposure from using the NOMAD Pro is less than 1% of allowed occupational doses.


Polaris™ Intraoral Camera (PN D7000)

Key Features
  • Exceptional image quality.
  • Direct USB connectivity.
  • Single-handed operation.
  • A 330 degree swivel head captures all angles.
  • Sleek, smart, user-friendly design.
  • Capture images upon release of button.
  • Improves your case presentations.

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFLfAl5-Wb4


Spectra Caries Detection Aid

Key Features
  • FDA Cleared
  • Hand-held
  • Non-invasive imaging instrument
  • Visually aids & records the detection of caries
  • Operates using fluorescence technology

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qFHrYkRtYg


INNOVATION & QUALITY of Pelton & Crane

Innovation and quality are traditions that have kept Pelton & Crane at the forefront of the dental industry for over 108 years. Pelton & Crane was founded by Dr. R.M. Pelton, a dentist who felt the need in his own practice for a furnace used to bake porcelain inlays. He called upon a friend, Mr. Crane, who was an electrical engineer, to help him with the design and construction. The new device worked well. Other dentists saw it, were impressed with it, and requested that they be permitted to buy one.

These events led to the birth in 1900 of the Pelton & Crane Company in the basement of Dr. Pelton's home in Detroit. This little company grew to the point where it was necessary for Dr. Pelton and Mr. Crane to give up their respective professions and devote their full time to the business of Pelton & Crane. Dr. Pelton and Mr. Crane always insisted on the highest quality, as well as delivering relevant innovation to the dental industry. Early on, the company expanded their offering of dental equipment to include cabinet-based delivery systems and sterilizers. Gradually, the company grew to produce lights, chairs, and cabinetry. Today, Pelton & Crane offers a complete line of dental equipment.