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Dental Technology Specialist

Swinney Dental

Cosmetic, Implant, and General Dentists located in Tyler, TX

Technology makes going to the dentist faster and more comfortable than ever before. At Swinney Dental in Tyler, Texas, you can rest assured that the team uses the latest dental technologies to improve both your oral health and the aesthetics of your smile any time they will benefit you. Book an appointment at Swinney Dental by phone or online to find out more about cutting-edge dental technology for diagnosis and treatment today.

Dental Technology

What is dental technology?

Dental technology encompasses any and all computerized devices used in dentistry. At Swinney Dental, the team frequently uses dental technology for highly accurate diagnoses as well as precise, efficient treatments.

Because technology can do so much, you’re probably already familiar with a few technological devices that dentists frequently use. X-rays, for example, provide your dentist with a comprehensive view of your inner oral structures and help them pinpoint problems that aren’t visible to the naked eye.

If the Swinney Dental team needs to use technology to aid in your treatment, they tell you exactly how it helps and give you an idea of how it works.

What are some examples of the latest dental technology?

Swinney Dental proudly uses many modern technologies to make dentistry simpler than ever before. At Swinney Dental, you can find:

Digital radiography

Digital radiography, or digital X-rays, can perform all of the same tasks as traditional X-rays but faster. The image goes directly to a computer screen instead of a sheet of photo paper. The team chooses cases for X-rays carefully to minimize the already-small amount of radiation that you get from them.

CT Scans

The team at Swinney Dental uses GALILEOS COMFORTPLUS® small-volume, low-radiation dose CT scans (CAT scans) to see further into your mouth than they can with a regular X-ray. The device produces a 3D image of your inner oral structures, including your gums, nerves, bones, and everything in-between.

Solea® dental laser

Coming soon to Swinney Dental, the Solea dental laser can replace the drill in many dental procedures. It can also cut tissue, making it a valuable tool for oral surgery. During a procedure with the Solea laser, you won’t need anesthesia to remain comfortable.

What are the benefits of using dental technology in my treatment?

Dental technology makes dentistry easier for you and your dental care team, and the benefits are countless. Benefits of using devices like GALILEOS or Solea include:


  • More accurate diagnoses
  • More precise surgeries
  • Fewer drugs like sedatives
  • Less pain
  • Faster treatments

Dental technologies like digital radiographs also make sharing your results easier. If you need to be referred to a specialist, your dentist can share the information from your scans with the click of a button.

To find out how dental technology can improve your next treatment at Swinney Dental, call the office or use the online booking tool to schedule a visit today.