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What is a dental CT scan?

What is a dental CT scan? A CT (computed tomography) scan is a noninvasive medical test that uses special X-ray equipment to produce multiple images or pictures of the inside of the body and a computer to join them together in cross-sectional views of the area being studied. Traditional panoramic X-rays performed by dentists provide […]

Panoramic X-ray – Why you need one

Why is a current panoramic x-ray important? When coming to our office for a dental procedure, it is very important for us to have a current x-ray.  Current x-rays (also known as radiographs), are essential for accurate diagnosis.  It is important for our doctors to see all areas of the face and jaws that are […]

What to Expect at Your Consultation Appointment

If you have been referred to our office by your doctor or dentist, you are probably wondering about the care you will receive in our office. At Cumberland Surgical Arts we understand that there can be some apprehension when being referred to an oral surgeon, so we do everything we can to make your appointment […]

The Journey Towards a Partial Denture

If you are looking for a way to replace missing teeth, a partial denture can be an economical option. The partial denture fills the gap left by missing teeth with a removable dental appliance. Artificial teeth are attached to an acrylic base that resembles natural gums. Metal clasps hook onto your natural teeth, holding the […]

6 Tips for Making the Most of Your First Appointment

When you are headed out to a business meeting, you come prepared with extra copies of the presentation and a take-home document with follow-up information for the client. Often times, the success of the meeting is directly related to how well and thoroughly you prepared. The same goes for your first appointment regarding your dental […]