3D Dental Scanning

At JL Family Dentistry, we want our patients to know that receiving dental care can be both easy and comfortable. We take pride in providing a warm and relaxing atmosphere to ensure that your dentak care will be provided in a “no-pressure” environment. We will always be sure to thoroughly explain your options, risks, and benefits of treatment.

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At Jowett & Lewis Family Dentistry in Topeka, KS, we leverage the latest in dental technology with our state-of-the-art 3D dental scanning This advanced diagnostic tool allows our team to create detailed three-dimensional images of your teeth and jaw, enhancing our ability to diagnose and plan treatments with unparalleled precision.

The Significance of 3D Dental Scanning

3D dental scanning is essential for:

  • Providing detailed and accurate dental images
  • Aiding in precise diagnosis and treatment planning
  • Enhancing patient understanding and involvement in their treatment
  • Reducing the need for invasive diagnostic procedures

Why 3D Scanning is Needed in Modern Dentistry

The incorporation of 3D scanning in dental practice is crucial for:

  • Improving the accuracy of dental implant placement
  • Assisting in the planning of orthodontic treatments
  • Facilitating complex procedures like root canals and extractions
  • Creating more precise dental restorations, such as crowns and bridges
An example of 3D Dental Scanning

Treatment Process Involving 3D Scanners

Our approach using 3D dental scanners includes:

  1. Initial Assessment: Determining if 3D scanning is necessary for your dental care.
  2. Scanning Procedure: Comfortably scanning your mouth using the 3D scanner to obtain detailed images.
  3. Image Analysis: Our team analyzes the 3D images to diagnose issues and plan treatments.
  4. Treatment Planning: Utilizing the detailed 3D images to prepare for procedures such as implants, braces, or other dental treatments.
  5. Patient Consultation: Reviewing the 3D images with you, explaining the findings, and discussing the proposed treatment plan.


While 3D scanning itself is not a preventative tool, it aids in:

  • Early detection of potential dental issues
  • Planning treatments that prevent future complications
  • Ensuring precise results in preventative procedures


The use of 3D dental scanning represents a significant advancement in dental diagnostics and treatment planning, leading to more effective and efficient dental care.

Frequently Asked Questions about 3D Dental Scanning

What Makes 3D Dental Scanning Different from Traditional X-rays?

Unlike traditional X-rays, 3D dental scanning provides more detailed, three-dimensional images, offering a comprehensive view of dental structures for precise diagnosis and treatment planning.

Is the 3D Scanning Process Comfortable?

Yes, the 3D scanning process is non-invasive, quick, and comfortable, typically requiring only a few minutes to complete.

Can 3D Scanning Be Used for All Dental Procedures?

3D scanning is beneficial for a wide range of procedures, particularly those requiring detailed imaging for accurate planning, such as implants, orthodontics, and complex restorations.

Step into the Future of Dentistry with Our Advanced 3D Scanning Technology

Experience the cutting-edge technology of 3D dental scanning at Jowett & Lewis Family Dentistry in Topeka, KS. Call us at 785-272-3864 to schedule an appointment and benefit from our advanced diagnostic capabilities.