Our Technology

At  Astoria Dental GroupDr. Clifford Degel and Dr. Carmen Every-Degel are proud to bring all the latest cosmetic dentistry technology to our patients. In the years that we have served patients from Manhattan and throughout the New York City area, we have seen dental technology improve tremendously — our patients can now enjoy more comfortable and effective dentistry than ever before!

  • Computer Smile Imaging
  • Intraoral Camera
  • Tomography Digital X-Rays
  • DIAGNOdent® — Advanced Cavity Detection
  • In-House Laboratory
  • SimPlant™ One-Day Dental Implants

Computer Smile Imaging

Get a sneak preview of your new smile before any treatment begins! With computer imaging technology from SmilePix, our dentists can digitally enhance your photo to show you the results you may achieve following cosmetic dentistry treatments.

Computer smile imaging can show the dazzling effects that porcelain veneersteeth whiteningporcelain crownsInvisalign® invisible bracesrestorative dentistry, and other procedures can have on your smile. No matter which cosmetic or restorative dentistry treatments you are considering, SmilePix can help you visualize the new you.

Intraoral Camera

Mounted on the end of a pen-shaped instrument, the tiny intraoral camera can be used to provide detailed imaging of the teeth and gums. Digital images are captured instantly and sent to a TV screen mounted above each treatment chair, where patient and dentist can view them together.

Intraoral cameras deliver high-quality images that can help patients learn about problem areas and better understand their treatment, which increases their comfort before and during a procedure. Intraoral cameras are quickly becoming the gold standard in cosmetic dentistry offices and are integral to the treatments we offer to our patients from Manhattan and throughout the New York City area.

Tomography Digital X-Rays

Just like digital photos, digital X-rays produce large, high-quality images that can be magnified, emailed, or archived. Digital X-rays expose patients to less radiation than traditional X-rays, and they capture images that patients can view on a computer screen with their dentist.

DIAGNOdent® — Advanced Cavity Detection

Our DIAGNOdent® diagnostic laser allows our dentists to detect early decay that is hidden in tooth crevices, long before conventional methods would normally find it. The DIAGNOdent® laser reveals cavities at such an early stage, in fact, that in some cases, fluoride treatments alone can reverse the decay and rebuild your healthy tooth structure!

In-House Laboratory

Our cosmetic dentistry practice features its own on-site laboratory so that any repairs or fabrication can be done on the premises. This allows for quicker and more efficient service for our patients.

SimPlant™ One-Day Dental Implants

Our dental practice is one of the few to offer one-day dental implants using the SimPlant™ system. This digitized process allows patients to go home with a long-lasting dental implant after just one visit to our cosmetic dentistry office. Read more about SimPlant™ dental implants.

Tomographic Imaging and Dental Implants

When determining whether a patient is a good candidate for dental implants, our dentists also use a high-tech instrument called a tomograph to provide superior analysis of patients' gums and bone structure. The tomograph produces an image similar to that of a CT scan, but the patient does not have to endure the claustrophobic experience of undergoing a CT scan. This process is important in helping our dentists determine whether a patient has sufficient bone thickness to support a dental implant.

Learn More about Technology at Astoria Dental Group

Our dentists utilize cutting-edge dental technology with the goal of increasing patient comfort and satisfaction. If you wish to learn more about our technology, our restorative dentistry services, or cosmetic dentistry procedures, we can answer your questions. Whether you live in Manhattan or elsewhere in New York City, contact the practice of Dr. Degel and Dr. Carmen Every-Degel today.

Doctors Carmen Every-Degel and Clifford Degel

Astoria Dental Group

Our doctors are widely recognized for their contributions to the field of dentistry. They are members of various prestigious organizations, including: 

  • Academy of General Dentistry 
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry 
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists 
  • American Dental Association

If you are ready to transform your smile with Astoria Dental Group, request a consultation online or call us in Queens at (718) 278-1123.


“The office staff, as always were polite, friendly, and professional. The hygenist was professional and did a great job with my cleaning. Thank you very much!” Michael M.

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