TECHNOLOGIESSan Luis Obispo, CA
Dr. Thurston has decided to implement these technologies to help people achieve beautiful healthy smiles.
3SHAPE + TRIOS
3Shape is one of the leading developers of 3D scanning technology. Located in Copenhagen, 3Shape makes the Trios scanner- the most trusted technology of its kind in Europe. For more excitement see the amazing demo in the YouTube video below.
PHOTOMED – DENTAL PHOTOGRAPHY
What makes artists better? A: photographing your work and zooming in 100x. Dr. Thurston has incorporated dental photography into his practice to improve patient communication and education, analyze his work and bring more predictability to the art of creating life-like esthetics. #biomimetics #porcelain
OMNICHROMA – TOKUYAMA DENTAL
OMNICHROMA is the world’s first filling material that esthetically matches every patient.
TAB 32 – DIGITAL PATIENT RECORDS
Dr. Thurston researched cloud based practice management software to bring seamless data entry and process-driven efficiency. There are 32 teeth in the human mouth and Tab 32 keeps all the data organized and secure. Patients will enjoy the ease of scheduling, simplified treatment proposals and the convenience of text communication.
As a former programmer I decided if I could graduate from dental school I could learn to install MySQL and Apache servers and run wordpress.org. Winner of many open-source software awards- WP is a powerful content management solution. WordPress keeps my content up and running so I can focus on teeth ツ
APPLE COMPUTER + IMACS
Dr. Thurston grew up with macs. His first family computer was a Mac IIcx with a 40 MB hard drive. iMacs were a logical solution and appealed to the company’s core values of esthetics + minimalism.
KULZER – IVORY RELEAF
Award winning products coming to SLO! This specialty product keeps my patients comfortable and from swallowing unwanted substances during dental treatments.
See how fast and accurate dental impressions are using Dr. Thurston’s 3D scanner. This technology is used to treat broken, worn or missing teeth and to track wear patterns. Trios can be used for supplemental diagnostics & straightening teeth. Throughout the process it’s exiting for clients and those interested may see their scans using the my3Shape app! Plus how cool is this music??… pro tip: great track for getting pumped for the gym -GPT . *actual scanner model in our office is slightly different
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