Advanced Technology

Dentist San Carlos, CA

CEREC® One Visit Dentistry

We are pleased to offer out patients CEREC restoration services – a superior method of creating precisely-designed, color-matched and highly durable ceramic restorations right in our practice. From simple fillings to full crowns, CEREC delivers the results you need in a single appointment.

Diode Laser Soft Tissue Surgery

Our Diode dental laser allows us to treat many gum procedures, previously only treatable by traditional periodontal surgery. Unlike periodontal surgery, Diode laser treatments, are much less invasive, and can achieve similar results.

Digital X-rays

Digital radiography is the latest way to take and evaluate x-rays. With digital x-rays, less radiation is needed to produce high-quality images. These images can then be evaluated on a large flat-screen monitor. This allows for easier detection of any problems. With such a large image, it is also easier for patients to see and understand what is happening with their teeth.

Drill-less Dentistry/Air Abrasion

Dr. Curia uses an exciting new technology called Air Abrasion, which helps avoid the use of needles and an uncomfortable numb feeling. It removes the smallest possible amount of tooth structure, and enables your dentist to place strong natural looking restorations in only a few minutes.  Air abrasion involves the use of a special hand piece that creates a beam of abrasive particles propelled by a stream of clean, dry air.  Air abrasion is most effectively used for small early cavities, removal of stains, repair of small chips, and to repair or replace fillings.

Intra-Oral Camera

A picture is worth a thousand words – especially in dentistry! Dr. Curia uses small cameras right inside your mouth to take highly magnified digital photos of your teeth. These photos can be displayed on a computer screen for both patient and doctor, and are invaluable in diagnosing and recording dental problems. They provide a window into your special care. Intra-oral photos also allow our patients to view what the dentist sees when they are evaluating your teeth.