We utilize the best technological treatment advances in our industry, to provide the highest quality treatment outcome in the most efficient and comfortable manner. Our focus on technology vastly improves the patient experience from your very first appointment. We are committed to educating ourselves and implementing advancements in orthodontics that lead to better treatment efficiency, comfort and exceptional treatment results.
Patients at Southeast Orthodontics benefit from digital impressions, 3D X-rays, indirect bonding, custom archwires created with robotic technology, custom aligners and advanced imaging software for more efficient treatment planning. We use HIPAA compliant patient charting, efficient office management across multiple locations and streamlined communications between you, your dentist and our orthodontists. This ensures that you receive the most effective and efficient care possible at each location.
SureSmile Pioneering Innovations in Digital Orthodontics
In patients with braces, archwires conform to the dental arch, threading through brackets bonded to the teeth. SureSmile custom archwires are created through robotic technology that uses 3D digital impressions of a patient’s teeth and dental arch. Each patient-specific archwire is a highly accurate representation of the treatment plan created by the orthodontist.
SureSmile Indirect Bonding:
Traditionally, individual brackets are applied directly to a patient’s teeth one at a time. Using SureSmile Indirect Bonding technology, brackets are first fitted to the patient’s dental impressions before they are applied to the teeth simultaneously, while still leaving plenty of opportunity for adjustments. Indirect bonding provides a faster, more accurate, and more comfortable patient experience.
Clear orthodontic aligners can help to straighten a patient’s teeth without traditional braces. SureSmile Aligners are ideal for cases requiring moderate tooth movement and are often used during the end stages of orthodontic treatment to decrease your time in traditional orthodontic brackets. Custom-built for each patient’s dental arch, the aligners are fully adjustable following changes in tooth movement throughout treatment.
SureSmile software allows orthodontists to visualize a patient’s treatment plan, enabling them to plan treatment options, conduct demonstrations for their patients, and consult with other professionals in the field. Features of the SureSmile treatment simulation software help doctors generate multiple treatment simulations and achieve their clinical goals more precisely, thereby reducing treatment time by up to 30%.
i-CAT Cone Beam 3D Dental Imaging System:
Unlike traditional 2-dimensional X-rays, the i-CAT Cone Beam 3D Dental Imaging System takes a 3D image of not only the patient’s teeth, but the entire dental arch and airways in just 8 seconds! The i-CAT offers quick, comfortable, and effective imaging for the most precise orthodontic diagnosis possible using lower radiation. This new system ensures more accurate treatment, lending powerful diagnostic ability to our orthodontists allowing them to share the data with patients, so patients stay informed during their course of treatment.
3Shape Intraoral Scanner:
This intraoral scanner is a light-weight, hand-held wand that glides over the patient’s teeth to generate a 3D map of teeth, dental arch, palate, and gums. These highly accurate digital impressions are invaluable in the creation of custom-fit appliances, and even allow doctors to simulate treatment options in complex surgical cases. Greater efficiency in the clinic, increased comfort for the patient, and better-quality appliances--what’s not to love?
Dolphin Management and Imaging:
Dolphin Management and Imaging software allows us to efficiently and securely record detailed treatment visit activities and easily capture, retrieve, print and present patient records and images to ensure you receive the most effective care possible. All of our technology integrates with Dolphin to ensure a seamless flow of information, between scheduling, treatment entries, financial data and imaging.