Enhancing Your Dental Care

Advanced Care for Superior Results

Providing state-of-the-art care in Pagosa Springs, Colorado is one of our core commitments to every one of our patients and we achieve this through our investments in advanced technology.  Dr. Thornell and our team utilize the latest dental technology to continually offer exclusive services and provide you with improved treatment results. In addition, Dr. Thornell participates in over 150 hours of continuing and advanced clinical education each year. This allows us to provide hope to those who need extensive treatments to restore their health and well being and thus, overall life. When you visit our office, you can feel confident that you will be receiving the most modern treatments performed with extreme precision and comfort in mind.  

The Dental Technology We Feature

These CBCT scans allow Dr. Thornell to capture highly detailed three dimensional images of your jaw, teeth and vital structures. Using the information gained from these images, we are able to create more accurate treatment plans that will lead to predictable and long lasting

As an alternative to traditional scalpels, laser dentistry makes surgical procedures much easier, less invasive and boasts faster healing. The wavelength of the CO2 laser is optimal for dental procedures and allows us to both re contour soft tissue and close off blood vessels at the same time, minimizing bleeding.

Plasma rich growth factors are a contemporary approach to healing after surgery. Created from your own blood, L- PRF will speed up the healing process of soft tissue by stimulating new blood supply to the area making recovery happen more quickly. We use this revolutionary technique in virtually all our surgical procedures. You’ll see improved results and a quicker return to your normal lifestyle!

Intraoral cameras are small, handheld devices that easily capture live images of your teeth that can be displayed on a monitor so you can see accurately in real time any condition in your mouth. A picture is worth a thousand words!

Our digital x-rays use 80-90 percent less radiation than standard x-rays of days gone by. We invested in digital x-rays to provide state of the art diagnostic capability to give you peace of mind and reliability concerning the status of your oral health.

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Dr. Thornell Talks about Dental Technology