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680 W. Highway 20
Toledo, OR 97391



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(541) 336-2122




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Dental Technology
Technology is an important part of the dentistry we provide at Toledo Dental Care. We hope this provides some insight into the investment we have made on your behalf.

Digital X-rays
At Toledo Dental Care, we use digital x-rays, which have several advantages over traditional film based x-rays. Digital x-rays allow us to take x-rays with 1/5 of the radiation that you would receive from traditional dental x-rays. The worry of exposure to excess radiation is eliminated. Learn more about digital x-rays.

Intra-Oral Camera
X-rays give us a clear view of what we can't see such as decay between the teeth. An intraoral camera gives the patient a view of what the dentist sees. An intraoral camera is a device that is about the size of a toothbrush. Broken fillings, fractured teeth, decay or any other dental problem can be viewed so that we can discuss with you any treatment needed. With a clear understanding of your dental needs we can decide together what the best treatment is for you. Read more about intraoral camera use.

Cone Beam Technology
Particularly when approaching dental implant treatment, having a thorough, full digital scan of your head is absolutely necessary. A cone beam scan assists Dr. Greg Herkert in planning an accurate and effective placement of your implant treatment. Because Dr. Greg Herkert is trained in the placement and restoration of CAMLOG Biotechnologies and dental implants as well as 3M ESPE "mini implants", this technology is of utmost importance. Learn more about cone beam technology.

UltraSonic Scalers
We use ultrasonic scalers for most adult dental cleanings. These devices use ultrasonic vibrations to help break down the plaque and calculus on the teeth that cause gingivitis and periodontal disease. The ultrasonic cleaners create microscopic bubbles that implode on the surface of the tooth, killing microbes and removing plaque and tartar in the process. Our instruments use a thin tip to better navigate in the periodontal pockets to help maintain optimal gingival health.

The procedure uses water and/or an antimicrobial liquid called chlorhexadine. It can remove tartar buildup in hard-to-reach areas, with no damage to the tooth enamel. Manual scaling often uses pressure for cleaning, while the vibration produced by the scaling tip of an ultrasonic scaler is barely perceptible. This makes ultrasonic cleaning suitable to those with sensitive teeth. The cleaning process is faster than manual scaling, making your visit more comfortable.

After your teeth have been cleaned with the ultrasonic cleaner, your teeth will be hand scaled to check for any residual deposits and then polished.

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Monday - Thursday: 8am-5pm
Friday-Sunday: Closed

Everyone is welcome by appointment.
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680 W. Highway 20
Toledo, OR 97391
(541) 336-2122 (Phone)
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drherkert@gmail.com


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