At Gilbreath Dental in Burien, you'll discover the best that healthcare has to offer...
Leading-edge technology, advanced training, and compassionate service.
With a stream of options available today, Dr. Gilbreath and Dr. Craig incorporate technologies proven to deliver a higher level of care to their patients. This means comfortable procedures and predictable results. With this winning formula, you'll find that contemporary dental care is different...better than ever. A few highlights at Gilbreath Dental include:
- Digital Radiography
- Digital Intraoral Imaging
What is CAD/CAM
Computer aided design (CAD) involves the design and creation of three-dimensional models such as crowns, veneers, onlays, inlays and bridges with absolute precision.
Computer aided manufactoring (CAM) then uses the geometrical design data to control and automated milling machine. This digital manufacturing process has many benefits including:
- Metal free restorations
- Natural looking and feeling materials
- Single dental visits
- Improved fit and function
- Longer lasting
CEREC - Single appointment tooth replacement!
CEREC is an advanced dental restorative system that allows your dentist to restore decayed teeth, place crowns, remove defective or unsightly fillings, or place cosmetic veneers in just ONE appointment!
WHAT DOES IT STAND FOR?
CHAIRSIDE: The technology is in the dental operatory and used while you are in the chair
ECONOMICAL: The procedure is economical for both dentist and patient
RESTORATIONS: The procedure restores your tooth to its natural beauty, function, and strength
ESTHETIC: The restorations are metal-free and tooth-colored
CERAMIC: High-strength ceramics are used that are close in composition to your natural tooth structure
Digital Radiographs use special sensors instead of photographic film.
This technological advancement provides many benefits from safety to improved treatment outcomes.
- Safety- By greatly reducing your radiation exposure
- Time Savings - bypassing the need for traditional film processing time lessons the time you spend in the dental chair.
- Better outcomes - Improved image clarity increases Dr Gilbreath's and Dr Craig's ability to diagnose and treat conditions
Digital Intraoral Imaging
Intraoral Imaging offers you a unique view of your mouth allowing Dr Gilbreath and Dr Craig to educate you while directly involving you in your treatment plan.
Transferring magnified intraoral images to a computer screen allows you to see your own intraoral conditions with better quality than a traditional mouth mirror. This clarity allows both you, Dr Gilbreath and Dr Craig to see visually the diagnosis and to cooperatively discuss your treatment needs.