What is a 3D Dental Scan?

Watch this video to learn more about 3D dental imaging and how we use it to create a detailed treatment plan customized to your specifications.

You may be curious as to why you might need a 3D scan instead of a regular traditional X ray. And there’s a good reason why I feel every office should have this. As you can see here, in this one shot, we can determine where to precisely place these implants. If we want to check on root canals, know exactly where to go, how those roots are shaped. Before we do, that root canal, we can use that.

And of course, an obvious one is wisdom teeth. Here we have an impacted wisdom tooth very close to the nerve. We know exactly where that is, so there’s less risk of nerve damage when that is taken out, if it has to be taken out. So if this technology sounds good to you, please give us a call.

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About John Hopkins, DDS

After attending Tulane University and receiving his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Mississippi in 1977, Dr. Hopkins graduated from the prestigious Emory University School of Dentistry in Atlanta, Georgia.

At Emory, Dr. Hopkins studied directly under Dr. Ronald Goldstein, considered the father of modern aesthetic dentistry.

Following graduation from Emory in 1981, Dr. Hopkins joined an esteemed multi-specialty practice in Palm Beach, Florida, where he honed his skills in numerous dental specialties: endodontics, periodontics, oral surgery and aesthetics.

While in Florida, Dr. Hopkins also completed the continuum at the Pankey Institute, the most renowned dental education institute in the world.

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