Dental Technology

IntraOral Camera

An intraoral camera allows us to work with you as a team to meet your dental care goals. You can see exactly what we see in your mouth. Our intraoral camera displays your teeth on a monitor, showing any areas of decay, cracks in your teeth, broken fillings, and much more. It is one of the most powerful tools we have in helping you understand the treatment you will receive and why it is necessary.

We believe informed patients make great decisions about their oral health care, so we encourage your questions and are eager to discuss your treatment options with you. We want you to picture how your appearance will improve with dental care, giving you all the more reason to smile.


The iTero scanner allows your dentist to take a digital impression—a highly accurate, digital 3D image of the individual characteristics of your tooth surfaces and gum tissue. The iTero scanner is all about keeping you comfortable while delivering precise imagery, without the putty-filled impression tray that makes you gag!

Not only is it more comfortable, but taking a digital scan for your new crown, bridge, or Invisalign ® aligners is quick, which allows you to spend less time at the dentist’s office and more time enjoying your new smile!

Digital X-Rays

X-rays allow Dr. Hefton and her team to see the supportive structures of your teeth – a very important element of your dental health and overall well-being. In the past, film-based x-rays took time to develop and used a significant amount of materials in production and storage. Now, digital x-rays provide instant images that can be stored electronically in your computerized patient file, making for higher accuracy and efficiency. 


OraVerse® is a breakthrough product in dental medicine that reverses the lingering numbness you experience after receiving local anesthetic for dental treatments. OraVerse® is safely administered by Dr. Hefton after your dental procedure and has proven effective to reduce difficulty speaking, smiling, or drinking after dental treatments.

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